Religious Studies

Dublin City University


Course Name Religious Studies
Course Provider Dublin City University
Alternative Provider(s) St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Course Code DC996
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate Dublin City University None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
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Dates for Submission of Applications

Online applications open 16th March 2020.

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Duration 1 year part-time.
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Entry Requirements


General Entry Requirements
Entry to the part time Certificate in Religious Studies is open to any teacher with a recognised qualification (Level 8, Pass Degree / Third Class degree from Ireland or elsewhere) to teach in a primary sch...

Course Content

The part-time Certificate in Religious Studies prepares teachers to teach in Catholic schools in accordance with the requirements of the Council for Catechetics of the Irish Episcopal Conference. In making appointments, Catholic school ...

Careers or Further Progression Careers
Teachers applying for positions in Catholic primary schools in Ireland are required to hold a qualification equipping them to teach religion according to the tenets of the Catholic faith. The Certificate in Religious Studies (CRS) offered by DCU meets the requirements of the Irish Episcopal Conference in this regard and graduates have been successful in obtaining positions in Catholic primary schools.
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