Education - Teaching in Further Education - Waterford Campus

SETU - Waterford Campus


Course Name Education - Teaching in Further Education - Waterford Campus
Course Provider SETU - Waterford Campus
Alternative Provider(s) SETU - South East Technological University
Course Code SE11D
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major South East Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Waterford City
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE September 2023
Application Date APPLICATIONS CLOSING 31 Mar 23
PAC Application Information Applications for this programme are made online via PAC - link below.
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Duration 18 months part-time.

Full-time over one academic year i.e., 9am-5pm on Thursdays and Fridays semester 1) & 9am-5pm on Thursdays (semester 2).

Part-time over three semesters i.e., 9am-5pm on Thursdays (semesters 1 & 2) & 9am-5pm on Fridays (semester 3).
Course Fee €7,900 (full-time) and €7,500 (part-time)

Fees may be paid in instalments per semester.
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Entry Requirements Entry Requirements:
NFQ Level 8 qualification in an area that is currently taught in FET in Ireland;
100 hours of practice placement in an approved FET setting;
Garda Vetting.

Applicants will be shortlisted for interview subject to meeting the above entry requirements.
Comment Campus: Cork Road

Postgraduate Diploma Teaching in Further Education.
Recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland
Course Summary The Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching in Further Education is a professional teaching qualification and is accredited by the Teaching Council of Ireland. The programme provides participants with the knowledge, skills and competences required to teach in a variety of settings in the Further Education and Training (FET) sector.
Course Content

Expand+ Programme participants will complete taught modules which focus on both the practical skills and the theoretical frameworks that underpin the practice of teaching in FET. In addition, participants must complete 100 hours of Practice Placement in au...

Subjects Taught Theoretical Modules:
Sociology of Adult Education
Philosophy and Critical Education Theory
Educational Psychology for Further Education
Curriculum and Assessment
Policy and Policy Making in Further Education

Professional Studies & Practice Placement Modules:
Introduction to Professional Practice
Foundations of Effective Teaching in Further Education
Developing Effective Teaching in FE
Practice Placement 1
Practice Placement 2
Practice Placement 3
Assessment Method 100% continuous assessment. For the Practice Placement modules, students are observed as they teach (at least once per module) and are also required to submit a Practice Placement Portfolio as part of the assessment process.
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

The Irish Further Education and Training sector provides graduates of this programme with a wide range of contexts in which to pursue their teaching careers. Opportunities for qualified further education teachers are to be found in a ...

Further Enquiries Course Leader
Dr. Carol O'Byrne
Lecturer in Education
Tel: 051 306354

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