Pastoral Theology - Healthcare Chaplaincy

Pontifical University St Patricks College Maynooth


Course Name Pastoral Theology - Healthcare Chaplaincy
Course Provider Pontifical University St Patricks College Maynooth
Course Code 107188 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Pontifical University Maynooth Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course Start Date: September 2022
PAC Application Information

Expand+Application Closing Date - Non-EU 1st April 2022 - EU 1st April 2022

For EU & those living on the island of Ireland (Late applications may be considered).

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Duration 1 year full-time
Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates are required to have a recognised degree qualification.

Candidates need a level 8 qualification in theology.

Candidates with other degrees may be admitted if they have experience of providing pastoral care in a healthcare setting. Ho...

Interview Yes
Course Content

Expand+Higher Diploma in Pastoral Theology (Healthcare Chaplaincy)
This is a level 8 programme for someone preparing for ministry leadership in a Healthcare setting. It is a recognised and direct path to certification as a Catholic Healthcare Chaplain, app...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Pastoral Practice 30 Credits
PT 430: Pastoral Practice

Prayer Leadership 7.5 Credits
PT 431: Prayer Leadership

Caring and Spiritual Accompaniment 5 Credits
PT 432: Caring and Spiritual Accompaniment in Community

Theology and Pastoral Mini...

Careers or Further Progression Career Outcomes
Catholic Healthcare Chaplain
Certification in Catholic Healthcare Chaplaincy is granted by The Healthcare Chaplaincy Board (HCB), which is a sub-committee of the Council for Healthcare of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. The standards for Roman Catholic Applicants who wish to present for Certification by the HCB are available on the Catholic Bishops' website.
Further Enquiries St. Patrick’s College
Co. Kildare
W23 TW77
+353 (0)1 708 3600
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