Bachelor Programme

Faculty of Religious Studies and Philosophy


Duration Language Campus
4 Years Full-Time (Day)  English  Seminary Campus  

 

This programme is open to anyone to study Christianity and Catholic theology.

The Bachelor of Christian Studies provides deep knowledge of philosophy, Christianity, and Catholic theology. Students learn biblical languages and study Holy Scripture, Catholic liturgy, spirituality, doctrine, ethics, law, and history, etc.

This programme prepares students for ordained ministry, work in pastoral ministry or chaplaincies, teaching at schools, as well as the pursuit of further studies in Philosophy, Theology, and Comparative Religion. Students who need the first canonical degree in Theology (five years) granted by the Faculty of Theology, Catholic University of Portugal, are required to enrol in the Foundation Year of Philosophy Studies before joining the Bachelor of Christian Studies programme.

The programme coordinator is Franz Gassner.


Student Experience

  • Students study fundamental values and the search for truth in an international setting
  • Students learn to read the original biblical languages (Greek, Hebrew)
  • Students engage academically with the meaning of life
  • Students get familiar with the main messages and relevance of Jesus Christ and his Church
  • Students who have completed the Foundation Year in Philosophy prior to this programme receive the First Canonical Degree in Theology (S.T.B.)

Career Opportunities

  • Ordained ministry
  • Religious education
  • Chaplaincy
  • Charity and Social Services
  • Community Development and Leadership

Typical Applicants

  • Have interest in studying languages and an openness to intercultural experiences
  • Have interest in religion, spirituality, the meaning of life, and the quest for God

Admissions Information >


Study plan & description of modules

For the programme’s government approval [in Chinese and Portuguese] click here.

Please click on any specific module below to see its description.


Modules

Year 1
LCS104
2.00 credits
LCS105
2.00 credits
LCS109
3.00 credits
LCS301
2.00 credits
CSE101
3.00 credits
CSE102
3.00 credits
CSE103
2.00 credits
CSE104
2.00 credits
GRK101
3.00 credits
GRK102
3.00 credits
Year 2
CSE105
2.00 credits
CSE106
2.00 credits
LCS110
2.00 credits
LCS206
3.00 credits
LCS210
3.00 credits
LCS302
3.00 credits
LCS305
3.00 credits
LCS307
3.00 credits
LCS403
3.00 credits
LCS406
3.00 credits
LCS407
3.00 credits
HEB101
3.00 credits
Year 3
LCO301
4.00 credits
LCS202
2.00 credits
LCS306
3.00 credits
LCS401
3.00 credits
LCS402
3.00 credits
LCS404
3.00 credits
LCS411
2.00 credits
HEB102
3.00 credits
Year 4
LCS410
3.00 credits
LCS504
3.00 credits
LCS510
4.00 credits