PC2704 | NZQA approved | Level 6, 135 credits | 1.25 efts
TCI is no longer accepting any new enrolments in this qualification.
Gain a Diploma in Religious Studies majoring in Pastoral Ministry
Acquire knowledge and more advanced skills required for ministry roles in parishes and other church settings.
Enrich your own understanding of faith
11 Courses in Theology, Scripture and Pastoral Ministry
If you wish to take your studies further you can study the Diploma in Pastoral Leadership at TCI and the Bachelor of Theology at specific institutions. THe Diploma in Religious Studies gives you:
This Diploma can lead to a range of careers. Graduates will find this useful for leadership roles in parishes and voluntary work with parish groups.
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Check the timetables (including distance)
|At the 100 level|
|PM101||Church and Ministry|
|PM102||Introduction to Liturgy|
|TH101||Introduction to Catholicism|
|TH102||Introduction to Theology|
|SC101||Introduction to the Old Testament|
|SC102||Introduction to the New Testament|
|At the 200 level|
|PM203||Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults|
|PM200||One other 200 level Pastoral Ministry course|
|SC200||One 200 Level Scripture course|
Students have said: "Opportunity for group discussion – hearing other people’s points of view and debating topics under consideration. It made the course both intellectually stimulating and interesting. I always appreciate the creative ways that all the lectures present the daily prayers."