Education - Adult & Further Education

Mary Immaculate College


Course Name Education - Adult & Further Education
Course Provider Mary Immaculate College
Course Code 19679 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters Grad.Dip./M.Ed.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+How To Apply
Download and complete the application form from "Application Weblink" below.

•The application form must also include your university transcripts.

•In the case of non-native English speakers, a copy of IETLS is also required, o...

Application Date Closing Date for Applications: 31 May 2019.
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Duration 1 year full-time. Classes are held at weekends from 2-9pm on Friday and on Saturday morning 9.30am-12.30pm.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates will normally have a primary degree or equivalent at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). A Level 7 qualification may also be acceptable together with recognition of prior learning (RPL).

English Language Requireme...

Course Content

Expand+Programme Overview
The Graduate Diploma in Adult and Further Education is a one-year full-time programme providing an academic qualification for teachers in adult and further education. The programme is recognised by the Teaching Council as a profes...

Subjects Taught

Expand+As indicated below, programme content includes the theory and practice of adult education and lifelong learning (psychological, philosophical, historical and sociological perspectives), teaching, learning, curriculum planning and assessment.


Assessment Method A variety of assessment modes are utilised on the programme including course work, presentations, a portfolio and an action research project. The Graduate Diploma is taught using a blend of learning situations (onsite, online and teaching practice).
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
The Graduate Diploma in Adult and Further Education is intended for graduates planning to teach in the adult and further education (FE) sector and for teachers already working in this area who wish to further develop their profe...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator
Dr Cathal de Paor
tel: +353 61 204950
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