To enable students to situate themselves within the Christian tradition in relation to the other monotheistic religions. To introduce students to philosophical talk about the human person, the morality of human actions and one’s relationship with God.
Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.
The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2019.
For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.
UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.
Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.
Knowledge Understanding Understands the basic principles that guide the Church in its actions as a community and as a body of individual disciples Possesses a measure of understanding of Sacred Scripture as God’s revelation throughout the history of the Jewish people in the Old Testament right up to the culmination of revelation in Jesus Christ Understands the relationship between philosophical and theological reflection, spiritual growth, and witnessing to faith
Application Understanding Examines Christian beliefs about the Trinitarian God, the Incarnation, and the History of Salvation Explores the revelation inherent in the Christian religion Investigates the interplay between faith, reason and revelation
Communication skills Communicates and adapt the Christian message according to the context Communicates theologically-based responses on the Bible and the Teachings of the Church
Judgemental Skills Responds to basic queries related to faith and belief Examines and questions one’s own spiritual life
Learning Skills Is aware of the richness and diversity in Catholic teachings and Tradition Values personal ongoing formation
Autonomy and Responsibility Reflects theologically on the Bible Possesses a measure of insight in matters of faith
This programme is for those wishing to study some of the basic religious and ethical issues of the times in the context of the Christian tradition.
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Last Updated: 5 April 2019
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