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A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
Pastoral care programs are a good way for students to prepare for a career as a minister, chaplain, social worker, counselor, or advisor. This field often contains a religious component and teaches how to help spiritually and emotionally.
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The Institute offers a private Master's Degree in Vocational Discernment and Pastoral Care, in collaboration with the School of Formators at the San Ignacio Spirituality
Master's Degree in Vocational Discernment and Pastoral Care
The Institute offers a private Master's Degree in Vocational Discernment and Pastoral Care, in collaboration with the School of Formators at the San Ignacio Spirituality Center in Salamanca. The aim of this MA is to comprehensively prepare students to provide formation within religious congregations and other current ways of life in the Church, helping them to discern and fostering in them a strong sense of loyalty to their respective vocational commitments. As such, it is designed for priests, religious brothers and sisters and laymen, and laywomen who play a direct role in vocational promotion, formation or care. It is also aimed at people who are involved in personal formation processes through leading Spiritual Exercises, offering spiritual direction or providing formation in pastoral care....
The Professional MA in Healthcare Chaplaincy offers students a multidisciplinary approach to Healthcare Chaplaincy. It provides academic, pastoral, spiritual, personal a
The Professional MA in Healthcare Chaplaincy offers students a multidisciplinary approach to Healthcare Chaplaincy. It provides academic, pastoral, spiritual, personal and professional education for people who wish to work in Healthcare settings.
Who is this MA programme for?
The programme is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in Healthcare Chaplaincy in a variety of approved healthcare contexts including:
Nursing Homes & Care Facilities
The course is offered on a one year full-time, three semester basis only. Upon successful completion of this programme the Graduate will be able to:
Demonstrate an ability to engage in a holistic manner with the Chaplaincy needs of patients, residents, family, staff and wider community,
Exhibit self knowledge to a degree that permits pastoral care to be offered within the contexts of his/her strengths and limitations
Be aware of and articulate how their feelings and attitudes, values and assumptions affect their ministry
Be competent in reflecting theologically and facilitating that process in others.
Give evidence of understanding current theological, spiritual and ethical issues that confront chaplains
Demonstrate an ability to articulate and empathise around spiritual, moral and medical issues
Demonstrate an ability to understand and help others discover the meaning in the experience of suffering, grief and loss
Demonstrate the facility to integrate theology of ministry and pastoral practice
Understand the operational systems in the healthcare setting
Engage sensitively in faith conversation and faith development initiatives in an invitational and inclusive manner.
Exhibit competence as a reflective practitioner...
The MA in Chaplaincy Studies and Pastoral Work course provides the academic, pastoral, spiritual, personal and professional development for those already working or wishi
Third Level Institutes
Prisons / Young Offenders
Youth and Young Adult Groups
Community / Voluntary Sector
The MA in Chaplaincy Studies and Pastoral Work course provides the academic, pastoral, spiritual, personal and professional development for those already working or wishing to work in the above contexts who seek to enrich their skills in the areas of Faith Development, Chaplaincy and Chaplaincy Coordination.
Flexible Scheduling: 1 Year Full-time / 2 Year Part-time
This Chaplaincy course is offered on a full-time and part-time basis.
Full-time: Classes take place in MDI on 1 afternoon/evening and 1 day per week and 8 Saturdays throughout the academic year...
Integrate theology and experience, theory and practice, and faith and action in this degree, as you reflect on the relationships between faith, humanity, experience, prac
Integrate theology and experience, theory and practice, and faith and action in this degree, as you reflect on the relationships between faith, humanity, experience, practice, professional and working life, church, culture, social context and theology, taking account of different traditions.
This degree attracts people in, or preparing for, ordained or lay ministry in the Christian churches and those in a variety of other professions.
Foundations of Pastoral Theology
Religion: Context and Crisis
Mission and Ministry
Modern Theologies of Liturgy
The Bible in the life of the Church
Theology of Religious Life
An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject...