Teaching & Learning

The aim of the MEd in Teaching and Learning is to provide continuing professional development opportunities for those working in teaching and learning roles across the spectrum of education. The programme will enable participants to gain a theoretical and critical perspective on teaching and learning and to develop, reflect upon and enhance their professional practice.

Entry requirements

• An Honours Degree or equivalent and three years postgraduate experience. If English is not your first language, you are required to have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

For more detailed information about this programme including draft timetable 2018/19, see

All course information listed subject to change. Please see for most up to date information


Fridays 2pm to 5pm and Saturdays 10am - 5pm

Number of credits

PGDip 60
MEd 90

Further enquiries

Further Information Postgraduate Administrator: Suzanne Ryan
051 302225,

Subjects taught

Programme Structure
The programme is structured as a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Teaching and Learning (60 credits) and MEd in Teaching and Learning (90 credits) comprising a range of mandatory and elective modules:

Mandatory Modules
Academic Enquiry
Practical Pedagogy
Curriculum Development and Assessment

MEd in Teaching and Learning Education Research Methods, or Action Research in Education, Education Research Project* *20 credit module - all other modules are worth 10 credits Please Note:

Applications for this programme are made online

Elective Modules (choose three)
Applied Pedagogies
Content & Interaction for Teaching & Learning Online
Language, Power & Society
Reflective Practice in Education
Adult Learning
Research Supervisory Skills
Independent Learning Project
RPL : Assessment & Support
Teaching across Cultures in Higher Education
Using Group Work in Teaching


Qualification Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (60 credits, Level 9)
MEd in Teaching and Learning (90 credits, Level 9)

Application date

Closing Date 31 August 2018

Course fee

Cost €700 per 10 credit module and €1,400 per 20 credit module

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