Theology In Education 2 EDUC2060

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes
  • Available to Erasmus Students: Yes

Short Description

This course explores Catholic teaching on Christology, Ecclesiology and Eschatology. 


Lectures and seminars of one hour's duration

Requirements of Entry

D3 in Theology in Education 1 or agree appropriate equivalent.


What if (Level 2 SQF 8)


Exam: 2 x 90 minutes papers

Main Assessment In: December

Course Aims

The general aims of this course are:

to offer participants a developed understanding of the link between theological understanding and the teaching of Religious Education;

b. to encourage a growing critical awareness of the use of appropriate theological language in the teaching of Religious Education;

c. to allow participants to develop the intellectual knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary to become an effective teacher of Religious Education.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Knowledge and Understanding


At the end of the course students will be able to:

a. demonstrate an understanding of the breadth of theological debate on the person of Jesus;


b. identify the principal features of the religious, political and social climate in first century Palestine;


c. demonstrate an understanding of current Catholic thought on ecclesiology and eschatology;





On completion of the course students should be able to:

a. demonstrate an informed use of academic writings skills, including
referencing, in their course work;

b.use the principles of critical thinking to reflect on their own and others'


c. sustain concise and informed arguments, both orally and in writing, on the

areas studied in the course.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.  Students must have an 80% attendance at tutorial and lectures.