80 credit points
Duration 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
at Ballarat Campus VIC (Aquinas)
The graduate diploma aims to introduce students to current scholarship in the fields of theology, Scripture and religious education. Graduates will be able to: plan, implement and evaluate programs of religious education for schools and parishes in accordance with basic principles of religious education. They will also apply principles of religious education to specific areas such as prayer, liturgy, personal development, values and morals, education and social justice; and develop broader understanding of theological studies and their implications for religious education.
This course is offered on-campus. It is also available in distance mode through McAuley campus. Contact the Course Coordinator in each state for further details.
Capital Territory and New South Wales
may choose to study in mixed mode, that is, on-campus and online. A student
who is currently enrolled in a course on-campus and who elects to study
some online units should not reapply through ACUweb for admission to the
same course. However, students must apply through ACUweb to enrol in,
and to withdraw from, their online units of study.
must have satisfactorily completed a three-year post-secondary degree
or diploma course or equivalent. Applicants may choose to enrol directly
in the Graduate Diploma in Religious Education without having first completed
the Graduate Certificate in Religious Education.
Unit offerings will vary subject to student demand and lecturer availability.
Elective units will vary between campuses and from year to year.
This course is composed of eight units comprising four units of Theological Studies and four units of Religious Education Studies (80 credit points). Four of the eight units are compulsory.
* These units constitute the Graduate Certificate in Religious Education.
Satisfactory completion of 8 units.
Total of 80 credit points.