Advanced Diploma in Religious Studies
|Level||Equivalent to NZQF Level 7|
|Credits||120 credits (3 core + 3 electives OR 3 core + 1 elective + research project)|
|Hours of study required||200 hours per paper, 400 hours for research paper|
|Duration||1 year full time (up to 3 years part time)|
Strategic Purpose Statement
Option 1: Complete a research project (40 credits) and 1 elective (20 credits)
Option 2: Complete 3 electives (60 credits)
This programme can be completed in 1 year (full time) or up to a maximum of 3 years (part time).
|New Zealand Diploma in Religious Studies (DipRS, Level 7)|
|3 Papers (20 credits each)|
Research Project + 1 Elective
Graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the religious landscape of New Zealand;
Engage critically with issues related to religion;
Research and critically evaluate the intersection of religion and society and how they relate together;
Analyse the social political situation with reference to ministry.
Students are required to do 3 electives or alternatively, write a research project on a subject approved by the Principal. Upon approval, a staff member will be assigned to supervise the work.