Master in Theology (Distance Learning)

The Programme aims to award a postgraduate degree in the science of Theology, with the purpose of acquiring special high-level scientific skills in this science. It aims to meet the essential needs of the Church and Education and is aimed at graduates of Theology, Philosophy, Philology, Pedagogy, Psychology, Sociology, History, Greek and European Culture, as well as other similar Schools and Departments.

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

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1.5 YEARS

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90 ECTS

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GREEK

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DISTANCE LEARNING

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AWARDED BY NEAPOLIS UNIVERSITY

OBJECTIVE OF THE MASTER IN THEOLOGY (DL)

The Program aims at the postgraduate education and academic expertise in Theology in order to provide professional qualifications and wider training to people with special interests on this field. In particular, the Program aims at:
• The training of students in order to respond effectively to scientific research and / or their tasks.
• Contributing to the creation of an international environment of Inter-Christian Theology and Inter-Religious Dialogue and Culture with an ecumenical reach.
• Providing high-level postgraduate education to theologians, intellectuals, humanities scientists and other scientists who want to deepen the theological themes and gain training that will help them in their professional and personal creative path.
The program is mainly addressed to graduates of the Departments of Theology, Philosophy, Philology, Pedagogy, Psychology, Sociology, History, Greek and European Culture, as well as other similar faculties and departments. It offers training and career opportunities mainly to clergy and educators, as well as to other professionals working in areas such as journalism and religious tourism.

STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAM

The duration of the studies is three semesters. For successfully completing their studies, students need to accumulate a total of 90 ECTS credits.

In the first and second semesters, students attend four compulsory courses in each semester, while in the third semester they attend only one compulsory course. Each of the courses corresponds to 7.5 Credits (ECTS).

Each course is evaluated by developing an exercise and writing a paper during the semester and examining at the end of the semester. The papers written during the semester correspond to 40% of the final grade, while the final examination is 60%. The active participation of the students in interactive initiatives may also be part of the student assessment and evaluation performance.

In the third semester, students prepare their MA dissertation, corresponding to 22.5 Credits (ECTS). The extent of the dissertation cannot be less than 10,000 words and more than 15,000 words. The diploma dissertation is supported, with physical presence in an accredited education centre in Cyprus or abroad, following specific quality guidelines, in front of a three-member committee.

COURSES

SEMESTER 1

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
DTHEO701Methodology of scientific research and writingCompulsory7.5
DTHEO721Patristic – Systematic TheologyCompulsory7.5
DTHEO760Canon Law – Pastoral Theology and PracticeCompulsory7.5
DΤΗΕΟ730Ecclesiastical HistoryCompulsory7.5

SEMESTER 2

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
DTHEO711Biblical TheologyCompulsory7.5
DTHEO741Inter-Christian and Interreligious DialogueCompulsory7.5
DTHEO771History and Theology of Worship and Byzantine ArtCompulsory7.5
DΤΗΕΟ763Issues of explanation and interpretation of the BibleCompulsory7.5

SEMESTER 3

CodeCourse titleCourse typeECTS
DTHEO750Pedagogics and Christian PedagogicsCompulsory7.5
DTHEO790MA DissertationCompulsory22.5

DISCLAIMER

The University reserves its right to define the electives offered on an academic year basis

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OUR FACULTY & STAFF

Georgios Martzelos

Professor of Theological Studies

Head of the Department of Theological Studies

Coordinator of the Master in Theology (conventional and distance)

Georgios Marzelos (Director of the Postgraduate Program of Theological Studies of the University of Neapolis Paphos) was born in Thessaloniki in 1948. He studied Theology, History and Philosophy at the Universities of Thessaloniki (1966-1971)...

fr. Konstantinos Kostakis

Associate Professor of Church History

Fr. Konstantinos E. Kostakis is Assistant Professor of Ecclesiastical History. He graduated from the Department of Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1984) and the Pedagogical Academy of Heraklion (1979)...

Dikaiakos Athinagoras

Assistant Professor in Pastoral Theology

The Eminent Metropolitan Bishop of Ilion, Acharnai and Petroupoli, Mr. Athinagoras (George) Dikaiakos was born in Athens, Greece, in 1951. He earned his Degree in Classic Literature from the School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University...
Modern PhD programme in the Science of Theology with the aim of producing new scientific knowledge through primary research and innovation in related theological subjects.

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