Education - Higher Education

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Higher Education
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH51H
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters PGrad Dip
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 30 June 2019
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, to...

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Duration MH51H 1 year Part-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 students are sometimes eligible for more than funding. Tax relief and some medical entitlements are also a possibility. You can find information about budgeting, medical entitlements and tax relief by visiting: www.maynoothuni...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Academics who are currently teaching in a higher education institution (e.g., university, institute of technology) are welcome to apply for this programme. Teaching could include lecturing, demonstrating and facilitating seminars, tutorials or practi...

Comment The Centre for Teaching and Learning is the University’s central teaching and learning strategic support and development centre. It works collaboratively with the University’s Teaching and Learning Committee, academic departments, lecturers and students to enhance the practice, culture and scholarship of teaching and learning.
Course Content

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education is designed specifically for academic staff currently teaching in the higher education sector (e.g., teaching in universities, institutes of technology, or other designated higher education institutions). ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education is comprised of four modules (totalling 60 ECTS) which are taken over two semesters.

In the main, there will be one scheduled session each week. Sessions will likely run each Friday (subject to confirma...

Careers or Further Progression All sessions are designed to offer course participants a platform through which they can experience, practise, reflect on and expand their repertoire of various strategies and techniques to promote the student learning experience. Thus, the course will help academics to develop their current and future teaching practice.
Further Enquiries Programme Director: Dr Úna Crowley
Tel: (01) 708 6585
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