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Certificate in Religious Studies

Certificate in Religious Studies is a course run by Dublin City University (DCU), Dublin. For more information about Certificate in Religious Studies at Dublin City University (DCU), please review the details below.

The part-time Certificate in Religious Studies prepares primary teachers to teach in Catholic schools in accordance with the requirements of the Council for Catechetics of the Irish Episcopal Conference. In making appointments, Catholic school management boards will normally require the CRS as a condition of employment. As well as being recognised as a qualification to teach Religious Education in Irish Catholic primary schools,the CRS is also accepted by some of the Catholic elementary school systems in the UK, North America and Australia.

The aim of the programme is to equip teachers with the necessary knowledge and skills to teach religious education in Catholic primary schools.

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Training ProviderDublin City University (DCU)
Course LocationGlasnevin, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 9
Awarding BodyDublin City University
Awarding Body DetailsCertificate in Religious Studies
Entry RequirementsGeneral Entry Requirements Entry to the part time Certificate in Religious Studies is open to any teacher with a recognised qualification (Level 8, Pass Degree / Third Class degree from Ireland or elsewhere) to teach in a primary school in Ireland. Qualification Certificate in Religious Studies Fees Part time EU Status Fee Part-time €1,200 Non EU Fee Part time €2,500
Carear PathTeachers applying for positions in Catholic primary schools in Ireland are required to hold a qualification equipping them to teach religion according to the tenets of the Catholic faith. The Certificate in Religious Studies (CRS) offered by DCU meets the requirements of the Irish Episcopal Conference in this regard and graduates have been successful in obtaining positions in Catholic primary schools.
Course CodeDC996
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