Education - Adult & Community Education

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Adult & Community Education
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MUA02
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Weekend
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: Monday 3rd Oct 2022: 6.30-9.30pm
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 which may include 3 - 4 Saturdays.

The NUI Cert. in Adult and Community Education will be held on our Maynooth Campus Monday Evening 7.00-10.00pm The duration of the course is 100 hours. Students will attend 1 evening per week for a 3 hour facilitated workshop/tutorial. Students will also attend 3/4 Saturdays over the duration of the course.
Mature Applicants

Expand+Participants must 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...

Course Content

Expand+Adult education is a transformative and powerful tool for change. Impacting positively on the lives of those who participate, their wider communities and society as a whole, adult education provides a platform for radical and progressive thinking. Th...

Assessment Method For assessment purposes, students are expected to have at least a 85% minimum attendance, complete a Learning Journal and complete Essays & Project work.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+The NUI Certificate in Adult and Community Education is a standalone qualification however, when combined with the NUI Certificate in Equality Studies (On Line) and another of our certificate courses such as Disability Studies; Counselling Skills; or...

Further Enquiries For further information please contact Kay Loughlin at or ring 01 708 6062
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