Return to Learning

Maynooth University


Course Name Return to Learning
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code 28458 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Morning, Evening
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please apply using our On Line applications system (please see 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.
Entry Requirements International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements:
Visit the International Office website for details.
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

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 sub...

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 Career Options
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 Kay Loughlin
Department of Adult and Community Education
Tel: 01 - 708 6062
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