Return to Learning

Maynooth University


Course Name Return to Learning
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MUA13
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 5 NFQ) Minor National University of Ireland Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Morning, Evening, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Classes held on Mon & Weds 10.00am-12.30pm OR Weds Evening 6.00-10.00
Start Dates:
Day Classes - 26th September 2022
Night Class - 5th October 2022
Application Date Please apply using our On Line applications at the 'Application Weblink' below.
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Duration 100 hours part-time over one year.

This course is held on campus at NUI Maynooth on Monday and Wednesday mornings 10.00-12.00 or Wednesday and Friday mornings 10.00-12.00. Or Wednesday Evenings 6.00-10.00
Mature Applicants Participants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to: be willing to engage with group activities and group learning; be willing to learn through dialogue and reflection on experience; have a level of literacy that is sufficient to complete the assessment requirements.
Course Content

Expand+This Certificate level course is designed as a stepping stone for those who wish to return to study but have not studied in any formal way for a number of years.

Participants are given an opportunity to sample a number of academic subjects so that...

Subjects Taught This course will give students the opportunity to:

become familiar with the requirements of studying at third level
introduce them to supports both formal and informal.

develop effective techniques in study, writing, note-taking, and referencing.

support personal development planning through a range of learning styles

support the development of effective and confident communication skills,
Careers or Further Progression The course aims to familiarise people with the structure and requirements of third level education; to equip them with some of the necessary skills required and help

them identify the subjects or courses that they may later wish to undertake.
Further Enquiries For further information please contact Kay Loughlin on 01-7086062 or email
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