Continuing Education Courses

We plan to use this section to advertise relevant educational courses that CEIST are either involved in or approve.

Applied Christian Spirituality Postgraduate Programme

All Hallows College is a college of Dublin City University and they run a number of third level BA and MA programmes, as well as a range of short courses, seminars, programmes and events throughout the year under their School of Adult & Community Education.

The MA in Applied Christian Spirituality, shortly entering its second year at All Hallows College, is now accepting applications for the 2011-12 academic year.

Application deadline is Friday 13th May 2011.

Click here to visit their website and learn more on the above programme.




Theology from Home

Certificate, Diploma, & Degree programmes

The Priory Institute, Tallaght - Distance education:


Would you like to study Theology from home?

The Dominicans are offering a full programme, accredited up to B.Th. level, designed especially for lay people who may have no previous academic experience in Theology, but who wish to learn more about their faith.

This course is well suited to anyone wishing to explore their own faith at a deeper level, integrating their study into a busy lifestyle.

It is based on modules and is a distance learning programme.

For further details see:



Address: The Priory Institute,Tallaght, Dublin 24.



MA in Christian Leadership in Education

Applications are currently invited for an exciting new professional qualification programme which will combine practice, policy and theory of education and education leadership with a strong theology component.

This programme is ideally suited for those working, or intending to work, in leadership roles in the education sector.










Successful applicants will be eligible for grant aid.

Further Information available from Course Co-ordinator: Dr. Eugene Duffy Tel: 061 204968


Application forms available from;
Admissions Office, Mary Immaculate College,
South Circular Road, Limerick
Tel: + 353 61 204929/204348
E-Mail: Website:

Application Deadline: April 29th 2011.

Course commences June 2011.

Click here to download Flyer.

Postgradute Diploma in Spirituality and Leadership in Education


This one-year programme aims to provide participants with the knowledge, values and skills in Catholic educational leadership that will enable them to facilitate efficient and effective leadership and administrative practices.

The Programme is for Qualified teachers, Pastoral Care staff, Trustees and Administrators.

To facilitate teachers this course is held over approximately eight weekends in the academic year; Friday evenings and all day Saturday.

The module venues alternate between both Marino Institute of Education and Milltown Institute in Dublin.

Click here for further information. 


MA in Theology

The School of Theology at Mater Dei Institute is delighted to announce details of a new MA programme in Theology.

This exciting new programme, building on MDI’s long-standing reputation for theological teaching and research, is open to students interested in research in the areas of systematic theology, theological ethics, philosophical theology, biblical theology and pastoral theology.

While the MA (Theology) is of particular interest to those aiming to progress to doctoral research, it is also suitable for teachers of Religious Education, chaplains, clergy and pastoral workers.

Persons wishing to pursue theological studies in the context of life-long learning are also encouraged to apply. The programme is available either part-time (2 years) or full-time (1 year).

Click here for further information. 


The NOSTRA programme enables the participant to achieve a College Certificate in Theology and Religious Studies.

This is a Modular and Credit-based programme. Participants will be required to achieve the 30 credits by participating in a selection of modules from a wide and varied menu.

Visit the Nostra Website for further information on their courses.