Education - Further Education

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Further Education
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHA90
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September
Application Date Apply online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre

Closing Date: 30 April 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements

Expand+You need to fulfil one of the following criteria:

an honours degree (level 8);


an ordinary degree (level 7) with relevant experience;


another professional qualification (equivalent to 180 credits at level 7) with a minimum o...

Course Content

The Higher Diploma in Further Education is made up of three areas of professional development:

•Foundation Disciplines of Adult and Further Education
•Professional Studies
•Teaching Practice

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Careers or Further Progression Career Options
This course has professional accreditation of Further Education Initial Teacher Education from the Teaching Council of Ireland.

Further Enquiries Programme Directors: Camilla Fitzsimons
Tel: +353 (0)1 708 3951
Fax: +353 (0)1 708 4687
Address: Department of Adult and Community Education, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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