Pastoral Psychology

The Postgraduate Diploma in Pastoral Psychology is a professional programme intended to bridge the world of counselling and psychology with the dynamics of human formation, community life, leadership, pastoral ministry and related areas. 

The course is recommended for those involved or interested in the abovementioned areas and can qualify as a pre-doctoral course for graduates in clinical and counselling psychology.

Course duration: 4 semesters part-time (evening)

Study mode: taught (2 years).

Opening next: October 2022 (offered every 3 years)

Funding opportunities: Prospective students may apply for bursaries or scholarships offered annually by the Foundation for Theological Studies, the University of Malta or the Government of Malta. Upon successful completion of their studies, students may benefit from a tax credit of 70% of the full tuition fees under the Get Qualified Scheme.

Recognition and Accreditation of Prior Learning (RPL): Prospective students who have achieved expertise and skills in the past through certified or experiential learning may gain access to the course and/or gain exemptions from parts of it through the University’s RPL process.

Queries may be sent by email to the course coordinator: Rev. Dr Martin Micallef.

Full details here. 


https://www.um.edu.mt/theology/prospective/pastoralpsychology