Certificate in Christian Studies
Aim: To provide general education in all main aspects of Christianity and in particular to train for lay leadership of Anglican worship.
Objectives: To equip students with the means to engage with what is needed to achieve the aim stated above.
Six modules, three per annum delivered by mixed means in the following categories:
Ø Biblical Studies
Ø Theological Foundation
Ø Church History: Irish and Other
Ø Liturgy and Worship
Ø Cotemporary Ethical and other Issues
Ø Mission, Ministry and the Local Church
There will be lectures, tutorials, distance learning and practical sessions.
Methods of Assessment in Each Year:
A combination of participation and reflection with marked assignments in each module.
Specific Admission Requirements
Applicants must be 23 or over and have the capacity to complete a course at this level. Participants are asked to submit a short piece of no more than 100 words on why they want to do this course. Final selection will be based on a short interview.
State special requirements, if any, for progression to later years of programme.
For progression to the second year, it should be necessary to complete the preceding year to an adequate standard.
The norms and standards of SPCM relating to attendance and participation will apply to this course.
The Very Reverend Tom Gordon (Diocesan Director of Adult Education)
Tel: 059-9721570 / 087-2767562