University Teaching & Learning

University College Dublin


Course Name University Teaching & Learning
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code U005
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
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Duration 1 Year Part-Time.
Course Fee Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. For UCD faculty and staff enrolling to UTL programmes, the programme fee will be waived.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry to the Professional Certificate and the Certificate of Continuing Professional Development is open to faculty and academic related staff who are;

1) currently teaching in higher education (i.e. within a university or at NFQ level 7 or above)...


Expand+Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The Professional Certificate (15 ECTS credits) in University Teaching and...

Course Content

Expand+ProfCert University Teaching & Learning
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 15)
Prof Cert University Teaching & Learning - a professional qualification in university teaching and learning. 
• Taught by experienced academic staff


Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Option

Assessing for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

Becoming a Better University Teacher

Promoting student engagement through the application of technology to develop active learning

Designing modules and programmes for engaging and effective learning

Teaching Across Cultures
Number of Credits 15
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
The Professional Certificate (15 ECTS credits) in University Teaching and Learning is an in-service programmes for those who are currently teaching in higher education (i.e. NQF level 7 or above). It offers academics at diffe...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Claire Deighan
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 8732
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