The Catholic Institute


Entry Information

Entry Requirements for New Zealand Certificate and Diploma Qualifications

New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies – Christian Ministry
Open-entry to all students over the age of 17, who have left school and display a proven ability to cope with tertiary education.
New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies – Religious Education
This is open to students enrolled in University Colleges of Education (or equivalent) and practising teachers.  There is a pre-service component for teacher trainees and an in-service component for qualified teachers.
New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (strands in Christian Leadership; Pastoral Ministry; Religious Education; Theological Studies)

Intending students must have either the New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies – Christian Ministry or Religious Education; or a Level 5 Certificate in a similar area of study; or evidence of equivalent work experience and learning at level 5.

 

Entry requirements for TCI's Existing (old) Qualifications

Enrolments closed for all old qualifications in June 2017. Students have until 30 June 2019 to complete their qualifications.

The expiring qualifications are:

Certificate in Catechetical Studies

Certificate in Catholic Youth Ministry

Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (hospitals)

Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (prisons)

All students, irrespective of faith tradition or denomination are welcome to apply to study with TCI.