Teaching & Learning - Carlow

The embedded Postgraduate Diploma comprises five mandatory modules and one elective module.

Subjects taught

What subjects will I study?
Teaching and Learning 1
Teaching and Learning 2
Assessment and Feedback
Curriculum Design
Technology-Enhanced Teaching & Learning
Education Research Methods
Masters Research Project

Elective Subjects:
Academic Leadership
Research Supervision
Coaching and Mentoring in Education

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are a Level 8 degree, minimum of Second Class Honours, Grade 2 or equivalent. SETU Carlow operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPL) scheme whereby applicants may be considered, based on relevant work and other experience, for exemptions from course modules and advanced entry.

As critical reflection on teaching and learning practices is an integral part of this programme, applicants should be currently involved in (or envisage being involved in) an active teaching role.

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SETU Carlow reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.


2 Years Part-time

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Study & Career Opportunities
Graduates of the programme may progress to a PhD programme of study in the discipline areas, in Ireland or abroad and may also be eligible to progress to a professional doctorate in the field of teaching and learning. Individual modules from the programme are now offered as standalone modules and are accredited as minor awards at Level 9. These modules are as follows:

Certificate in Teaching and Learning 1 (Foundation)
Certificate in Teaching and Learning 2 (Advanced)
Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning
Certificate in Research Supervision.
Certificate in Assessment and Feedback
Certificate in Curriculum Design
Certificate in Academic Leadership.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Daytime,Weekend

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