|Awaiting NZQA approval | Level 6, 120 credits| 1.0 eft
|Programme Structure||Taught in 2019|
|All THREE core papers|
|TH600 Contemporary Catholic Theology||No|
|TH610 Issues in Catholic Theology||No|
|TH607 Church and Social Context||No|
|History Elective: ONE of the following|
|TH606 The Church in Time and History||Distance|
|TH620 Studies in Church History||No|
|Or choose one History paper from Schedule 1|
|Scripture Elective: TWO papers required|
Choose two Scripture papers from Schedule 2
|Theology Elective: Two papers required|
|Choose two Theology papers from Schedule 3|
Click on Schedule 1, 2 or 3 in the table above to see the elective options.
Gain a New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 6) majoring in Theological Studies
Seek out meaning in life.
Students need to have completed a level 5 theological qualification, e.g. NZCCS-PM or NZCCS-RE, to be accepted into this programme of study.
If you wish to take your studies further, The NZDCS-TS carries credit points towards a Bachelor of Theology at:
This Diploma can lead to a range of careers. Graduates will find this diploma useful if they teach Religious Education in Catholic schools. Graduates may also work in leadership roles in parishes, and voluntary work with parish groups. This qualification is also for those who wish to have a deeper understanding of their Catholic faith.
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8 Courses/papers in Theology and Scripture
Students have said: "very insightful course, that assisted people from a wide range of backgounds and starting points to learn and share together. Great to find out what is Church teaching and what are misconceptions."