Course Description

Applied Spirituality



The MA in Applied Spirituality is a 12 month, three semester, Level 9 taught programme awarded by Waterford Institute of Technology. It brings the resources of spirituality to bear on issues about the meaning of life that come up in work settings, therapeutic settings, family settings, relationships or in the context of social issues regarding just and sustainable living. It aims to meet the needs of those with an interest in pursuing advanced study in the area of contemporary spirituality.

The programme, which will take place at Milltown Park, Dublin draws on a substantial body of literature by writers, scholars and practitioners, as well as mystics, drawn largely from Christian traditions. Other areas of study such as anthropology, psychology, sociology, science, philosophy and the arts are employed to explore the spiritual dimension of human experience and the journey of life in terms of its spiritual dimension and connection.

The programme will give opportunities for participants to consider practical issues associated with identifying and providing for ones own and others spiritual needs / care and to do a research project.

Training ProviderWaterford Institute of Technology
Course LocationWaterford, Ireland
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Course FeePOA
Course Duration1 year
Carear PathGraduates should expect their careers and lives to be enhanced whether they work in human care professions, faith-based service, spiritual resources management, community work, chaplaincy, pastoral care, life coaching or spiritual leadership, or want to focus on personal development, as they will have gained knowledge and understanding of spirituality at an advanced level.Graduates will have gained skills in contemplative research which would prove useful in organisations whose remit is in the broad area of spiritual care in both statutory and non-statutory sectors.
Phone51302479
Course CodeWD590
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