Graduate Certificate in Liturgy

Summary information

Course title

Graduate Certificate in Liturgy

Postnominals

GCLit

CRICOS code

0

Colleges

  • Catholic Theological College

Overseas students

No

AQF level

Level 8 – Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study mode

  • On campus

Study load

  • Part-time
  • Full-time

Duration

The GCLit is one semester full-time or up to three semesters part-time.

Cost of study

The GCLit requires completion of 3 standard postgraduate units. Fees for 2018 are $2,400 per unit or $7,200 for a full-time semester (3 units).

Fees are subject to change from year to year. For more information about fees, please visit the Fees page.

Detailed information

What is this course about

The Graduate Certificate in Liturgy provides students the opportunity to develop theological and liturgical skills and knowledge for liturgical preparation in parishes and liturgical celebrations.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Liturgy:

  1. have an overview of the historical development of liturgy and the knowledge of sources, term and principles for liturgical engagement;
  2. have basic skills to analyse liturgical documents;
  3. apply skills of interpretation to church documents on liturgy in light of implications and applications to historical and contemporary issues in liturgical practice;
  4. apply and articulate relevant theological and liturgical skills in parishes and liturgical celebrations.

Follow on study

Admission

Admission dates

Admissions for first semester 2018 close on Friday 16 February 2018.
Admissions for second semester 2018 close on Friday 20 July 2018.

Admission criteria

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent.

How to apply

How to Enrol

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Liturgy consists of 45 points comprised of one of the following programs:

Program 1

  • DL1430Y Doing and Living the Church’s Liturgy
  • one Foundational unit in the discipline of Biblical Studies
  • one unit in the discipline of Liturgy.

Program 2

Candidates must complete the following units

  • Liturgical Foundations
  • Celebrating the Eucharist
  • Liturgical Leadership

Candidates must also complete two of the following units:

  • Spirit and Word
  • Rites of Life and Death
  • Rites of Commitment
  • Liturgical Rites and Music.

Academic dress

Academic gown

Black Bachelor gown

Headwear

Black trencher

Hood

None

Where to get further information

Enquiry information