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COURSE TITLE Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theology







B.A. (Hons) Theology(Melit.)

First Cycle

Level 6

5 Years

Part-time Evening


To prepare for further specialised training in theology
To relate faith with their own work, professional or social responsibilities.
LEARNING OUTCOMES Knowledge Understanding
• Understands 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,
• Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the contribution of the more important thinkers on the subject.

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 theologically-based responses on the Bible and the Teachings of the Church,
• Articulates how personal belief system interconnects with various human, individual and familial situations, cultural contexts, and faith traditions,
• Shows the major developments that occurred in the Church and in theology as the Church sought to keep the Christian tradition alive throughout the ages,
• Expresses how their beliefs, values, faith and culture shape their actions and attitudes.

Judgemental Skills
• Critically analyzes different views concerning religious experience,
• Examines and questions one’s own spiritual life,
• Engages in theological reflection on ecclesial action, and interprets the context within which ecclesial action takes place.

Learning Skills
• Acknowledges the inter-relationship between spiritual and human development,
• Endorses the richness afforded by multiple perspectives in society, and in Catholic teachings and Tradition,
• Values personal ongoing formation.

Autonomy and Responsability
• Expresses how beliefs, values, faith and culture shape actions and attitudes,
• Reflects theologically on contemporary issues and dialogues with contemporary society on various issues,
• Articulates the growth and integration of one’s intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual self.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDY Holders of this degree are eligible to register for second-cycle programmes leading to Master’s Degrees
COURSE INTENDED FOR This programme is indicated for those wishing to meet a variety of educational needs through the combination of theology with a number of areas of human studies.
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 2014.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.



Last Updated: 22 April 2017
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21st Annual Augustinian Lecture 2017
The 21st Annual Augustinian Lecture 2017 will be celebrated on the 5th and 6th December 2017 with two lectures delivered by Rev. Prof. Theodore Dieter.

Closing Date Dissertation Proposals
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