Adult & Community Education

Maynooth University


Course Name Adult & Community Education
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code 28460 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose 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 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 which may include 3 - 4 Saturdays.
Entry Requirements Admission Requirements
• Participants must be 21 years or over
• Have experience in Adult & Community Education
• Have the capacity to complete a course at NUI Certificate level
• Openness to reflect on one’s own practice, attitudes and beliefs.
• Commitment to learning in a group setting.

International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements
Visit the International Office website for details.
Mature Applicants Mature Students
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 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

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...

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