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 SE11E
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 Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Waterford City
Qualification Letters PGDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE September 2023
Application Date Closing: 31 Mar 2023
PAC Application Information Applications for this programme are made online via PAC - link below.
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Duration 12 months full-time.
Course Fee Fees for the full time programme are €7900, payable in two installments of €3950 (one in September and one in the following January)
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants for this programme normally require an NFQ Level 8 qualification in an area that is currently taught in Further and / or Adult Education in Ireland. Those who meet this requirement are interviewed to assess their overall suitability for t...


Expand+Campus: Cork Road Waterford

The full time programme will run over one calendar year. Students will be required to attend WIT for one and a half to two full days per week during the two academic semesters in the year as well as to complete the req...

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 is designed to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and competencies required to teach in a variety of settings in the Further Education sector.
Course Content

Expand+No prior experience of teaching is required. Graduates of the programme are entitled to register with the Teaching Council of Ireland as Further Education teachers, provided they meet the criteria set down in Regulation 5, Teaching Council (Registra...

Subjects Taught

Semester 1 (30 credits)
Introduction to Professional Practice
Foundations of Effective Teaching in Further Education
Sociology of Adult Education
Philosophy and Critical Education Theory
Educational Psychology for Further Educatio...

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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