Education - Teaching & Learning in Higher Education - for third level teachers

University College Cork


Course Name Education - Teaching & Learning in Higher Education - for third level teachers
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKB02
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Cert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Entry Requirements

The programme is intended for teachers in higher education institutions who have an active teaching timetable and could, therefore, review their courses and look for the evidence of student learning. The minimum academic entry requireme...

Course Content

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The Aim of this programme is to provide the staff of universities and other third level institutions with the opportunity to develop a research approach to their teaching and student learning and to provide them with the pedagogical t...

Subjects Taught


The Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is comprised of two modules taken sequentially, typically in one academic year:

TL6003 Theories of Teaching, Learning and Assessment (15 credits) - Semester 1


Assessment Method


Participants will prepare a portfolio of practice and reflection as a continuous assessment process over the course of the year. The portfolio will have six main entries, on topics that are prescribed in the first semester and self -sel...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Staff taking this course do so to enhance and research their teaching. It is an important step in a lecturer’s career trajectory, opening up opportunities for collaboration and development and promotion.
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