Education in Teaching & Learning - Waterford

As part of this part-time programme, you will learn about and critique contemporary teaching methods and education systems in order to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing educators, trainers and students in different educational and training contexts.

Subjects taught

Programme Structure
The programme offers the following mandatory and elective modules:

Mandatory modules 30 credits
Academic Enquiry
Practical Pedagogy
Curriculum Development & Assessment

Elective Modules* (Choose three) 30 credits
Applied Pedagogy
Blended Learning
Content and Interaction for Teaching & Learning Online
Independent Learning Project

Mandatory Research Modules 30 credits
Education Research Methods
Education Research Project

*Other Electives may be available subject to viability.

Please Note: Participants may choose to study the mandatory modules and 3 elective modules to graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and Learning (60 credits).

Entry requirements

•An Honours Degree (level 8) or equivalent

•Access to an educational and/or training environment, where research may be carried out

•Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English. Please see SETU Waterford’s English Language Requirements for details.

Application dates



2 - 5 years blended.

Enrolment dates

NEXT INTAKE September 2024

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Progression and Career Opportunities:
On successful completion of the MEd in Teaching & Learning, graduates may progress to Doctoral studies at SETU Waterford or another Higher Education Institution subject to meeting the specific entry criteria.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening,Daytime,Weekend,Blended

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