Third Level Learning & Teaching

Please note that this programme is currently being updated for revalidation in 2019. Revised programme details will be published to these webpages and applications will re-open in spring 2019. Subsequent programme delivery is planned for the new academic year 2019-20. Meanwhile, if you intended to apply and have queries, please contact the Programme Team -

The aim of this one year, part –time programme is to equip participants, who already have teaching responsibilities, with the requisite knowledge and skills to be more effective and competent lecturers/trainers. The focus of the programme is on the development and demonstration of good practice in the design, delivery and evaluation of curricula.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally satisfy the following criteria:

Hold a 2.2 honours degree or its equivalent, and have sufficient hours of teaching to meet the assessment requirements of the programme. Prospective applicants should contact the programme co-ordinator to discuss entry requirements.

Assessment Info

Two part reflective portfolio.

Subjects taught

There are two modules.

Module 1 - Professional Practice in Third Level Learning & Teaching;

Module 2 - Researching & Developing Curricula & Assessment Strategies& Assessment Strategies.


ECTs 60


Programme Code: DT906 (Sept) PT / DT9906 (Feb) PT

1 Year Part-time.

Timetable / Hours
Participation on this course involves attendance for a half day a week – usually Wednesday morning or afternoon.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: January 2019

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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