Education - Further Education Teaching

Marino Institute of Education


Course Name Education - Further Education Teaching
Course Provider Marino Institute of Education
Alternative Provider(s) Trinity College Dublin
Course Code 87841 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Griffith Avenue
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Duration 1 year flexible learning or 2 years part-time.
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Financial Support Financial support through SUSI may be available to eligible candidates taking the 1-year flexible learning option.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
An honours degree (level 8) OR an ordinary degree (level 7) plus a minimum of 3 years experience in a setting which is relevant to the candidate’s qualifications. The selection process will include attending an interview. English Language Requirement: IELTS Level 6.5 (or equivalent).
Comment Award level: NFQ 8
Course Content

Expand+This flexible learning course is intended to equip students with a range of knowledge and skills related to the profession of teaching in Further Education and Training settings.

What is the Professional Diploma in Education (Further Education)?

Subjects Taught

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Year 1

• Historical and Philosophical Understandings of Education
• How Adolescents and Adults Learn
• Approaches to Teaching & Learning and Inclusive & Special Needs Education
• Communication and Technology in Educati...

Assessment Method How is the course assessed?
A variety of assessment modes such as assignments, reflective journals, presentations, research projects and portfolios.
Number of Credits ECTS credits: 60
Careers or Further Progression What are my career opportunities?
The Professional Diploma in Education (Further Education) meets the professional requirements of regulation five (further education) of the Teaching Council Regulations (2011). Graduates can apply for teaching jobs within the the Post Leaving Cert (PLC) and Further Education (FE) sectors. Graduates will also be qualified to teach in SOLAS training centres, Youthreach centres, adult education programmes & community education programmes.
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