PG Diploma in Third Level Learning and Teaching

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Third Level Learning and Teaching is a one-year, part-time course aiming to provide you with the requisite knowledge and skills to be a more effective and competent lecturer or trainer.

Update 12th May 2017: Please note that our September 2017 intake is  now full and we have opened a waiting list. Applications are still welcome, but applicants are advised to bear in mind that you may not be able to commence the programme until January 2018. Please contact us if you have queries.

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Diploma participants present practitioner research projects 2015

The programme is ideally for people who already have teaching responsibilities in further or higher education, and you will need to have some teaching hours on-going in order to complete it successfully.

The focus of the programme is on the development and demonstration of good practice in the design, delivery and evaluation of curricula.  The programme also aims to facilitate you in developing your chosen educational interests and specialisms in learning and teaching, and to develop a personal and professional capacity for critical self-reflection. We adopt a student-centred, experiential approach, and some of the course activities include observation of practice, reflective writing, and a formative video analysis of your teaching (known as microteaching).

The table below shows summary details and links to the online application system.

Duration 1 Year
Structure Part-time
ECTS 60
Modules There are two modules.

  • Module 1  – Professional Practice in Third Level Learning & Teaching
  • Module 2 – Curriculum Development and Practitioner Research
Assessment Two part Reflective Portfolio
Fees Please click here for fees information
Location DIT Learning, Teaching & Technology Centre, Aungier Street, Dublin 2.
Timetable / Hours Participation on this course involves attendance for half a day per week. The course normally runs on Wednesdays.
To apply Please click here to apply online for this course

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