Personal Leadership & Pastoral Care

National College of Ireland


Course Name Personal Leadership & Pastoral Care
Course Provider National College of Ireland
Course Code 93871 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2018
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Duration Duration
2 calendar years for part-time

Indicative Schedule
Year 1 Some Saturdays and weekends (Fridays and Saturdays) 1 block week (Monday-Friday)

Year 2 Some Saturdays and weekends (Fridays and Saturdays) 1 block week (Monday-Friday)
Course Fee Fees
Year 1: €4,750
Year 2: €3,250
Total Fee: €8,000 (Fees revised annually)
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants holding an honours degree (level 8) or professional qualification for education, nursing, social work, counselling, pastoral ministry/theology or related pastoral areas plus evidence of at least two years’ pastoral experience will be con...

Comment Location: IFSC Campus/Online
Course Content

Expand+The course is designed to facilitate the development of professional skills appropriate to personal leadership and pastoral care in both faith-based and secular communities. The overall goal of this course is to build a holistic approach to personal ...

Subjects Taught • Pastoral Placement and Pastoral Supervision and Ethics
• Pastoral Care in Context
• Leadership in Human Services
• Faith and Society
• Practical Theology and Pastoral Care of Families
• Practical Theology and the Care of the Bereaved
• Spiritual Accompaniment and Psychology of Religious Development
• Theology and Leadership in Dialogue
• Research Methods 1 (Social Sciences)
• Research Methods 2 (Theology and Pastoral Care)
• Research Dissertation
Careers or Further Progression This award will allow transfer to level 9 research degrees and in some cases progression to taught doctoral courses at level 10 on the NFQ.

Career Prospects
This course is particularly suitable for people
with the skills/experience in helping others in a range of community and institutional settings. It affords an opportunity to integrate these skills with theoretical knowledge at a professional practice framework.
Further Enquiries For Further Information Contact:
The Admissions Team
Telephone: 1850 221 721
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