The programme of studies for both specializations of the Second Cycle of Theology (M.Th.) has been articulated so as to be completed in a period of two years. Some of the more basic courses are repeated every year, whereas other courses are offered once every two years, so that, within a period of two years, every student has the possibility of covering the entire programme.

Basic Courses 30 Credits
Courses of Specialization 14 Credits
Optional Courses 10
Communication Skills 06 Credits
Seminars 09 Credits
Practical Experience in Liturgical Animation 05 Credits
Final Thesis 12
Total 76

At the conclusion of the course every student is required to present a dissertation, comprising of a minimum of 100 pages and a maximum of 120 pages from general introduction to general conclusion, scientifically elaborated under the guidance of a professor approved by the Academic Council of Kristu Jyoti College. Participation of the college seminars during the two years of M.Th. is obligatory.


  • Fundamentals of Pastoral Theology (2 Credits)
  • Fundamentals of Youth Ministry (3 Credits)
  • Fundamentals of Catechetics (3 Credits)
  • History of Catechesis and Youth Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Youth Catechesis (2 Credits)
  • Bible in Pastoral Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Moral formation and Pastoral Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Theological Anthropology in Pastoral Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Psychology of Religion (2 Credits)
  • Sociology of Religion (2 Credits)
  • Announcing Christ in a Multi Religious Context (2 Credits)
  • Theory of Communication and Pastoral Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Skills in Communication (4 Credits)
  • Child Catechesis (2 Credits)
  • Adolescent Catechesis (2 Credits)
  • Adult Catechesis (2 Credits)
  • Family Catechesis (2 Credits)
  • Missionary Catechesis (2 Credits)
  • Theory of Education (2 Credits)
  • Salesian Pedagogical Method (2 Credits)
  • Value Education (2 Credits)
  • Liturgy in Pastoral Care (2 Credits)
  • Analysis of Indian Society (2 Credits)
  • Organization and Management in Pastoral Care (2 Credits)
  • Spiritual Direction of Youth (2 Credits)
  • Youth Liturgy (2 Credits)
  • Inculturation and Pastoral Ministry (3 Credits)
  • Analysis of Catechism Texts (3 Credits)
  • Person of the Catechist (3 Credits)
  • Fieldwork (5 Credits)
  • Final Thesis (12 Credits)
  • Methodology of Scientific Work
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Empirical Research
  • Modern Language: Italian/German
  • This is a course consisting of 6 trimesters
  • The academic year is divided into three trimesters:
    • First Trimester: from the beginning of June to the end of August
    • Second Trimester: from the beginning of September to end of November
    • Third Trimester: from the beginning of December to the middle of March (with two weeks break during Christmas season).
  • Every candidate is obliged to attend all the classes of every prescribed subject.
  • There will be an evaluation of each subject dealt with during the course
  • The degree will be awarded only on the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions and after the successful defence of the final dissertation.
Admission to M.Th closes on 15th May. Application forms can be downloaded, kindly contact us for more information.