Caring for the spiritual needs of people in a variety of life situations has become increasingly important in contemporary society. As a result, chaplains are now found in schools, hospitals, prisons, aged care, and many workplaces. This qualification provides you with an academic and practical foundation for meeting the challenges of working as a chaplain across a range of contexts.
You will also have the opportunity to conduct in-depth research on a specialised area of interest. Main research areas include spirituality, pastoral care, rituals, religious and cultural demographics, ethics, and theological foundations.
Not all students who study chaplaincy are religious themselves; all you need is an inquiring mind and passion to learn more about the significance and impact of religion in the world around us.
Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you'll cover include:
As a graduate of this course, you will be attractive to potential employers due to having experienced the breadth of a university degree. This course will enhance your qualifications and open opportunities for you to work as a chaplain in schools, hospitals, prisons, aged care and a variety of other work places.
Careers could include: