This course is for graduate teachers who need accreditation to teach religious education in Catholic schools. The Graduate Certificate in Catholic Studies specifically meets the religious education requirements set out in the CECV (Catholic Education Commission Victoria) Accreditation Policy. On completing the course, students will:
know and understand the theological concepts fundamental to the Catholic tradition;
understand the place and use of the scriptures in the Catholic tradition;
understand the key principles and practices associated with teaching religious education in a Catholic school;
know and understand the communal, sacramental, liturgical and moral dimensions of the Catholic tradition.