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Third Level Learning and Teaching / Foghlaim agus Teagasc (Tríú Leibhéal)

DT906 Sept PT DT9906 Feb PT

Update November 2018:

Please note that this programme is currently being updated for revalidation in 2019. Revised programme details will be published to these webpages and applications will re-open in spring 2019. Subsequent programme delivery is planned for the new academic year 2019-20. Meanwhile, if you intended to apply and have queries, please contact the Programme Team -


The aim of this one year, part –time programme is to equip participants, who already have teaching responsibilities, with the requisite knowledge and skills to be more effective and competent lecturers/trainers. The focus of the programme is on the development and demonstration of good practice in the design, delivery and evaluation of curricula.  

Entry Requirements:

Applicants will normally satisfy the following criteria:

Hold a 2.2 honours bachelor degree or its equivalent, and have sufficient hours of teaching to meet the assessment requirements of the programme. Prospective applicants should contact the programme co-ordinator to discuss entry requirements.

Course Content

Course Details  Dublin Institute of Technology 
Duration  1 Year 
Structure  Part-time 
ECTs  60 
Modules  There are two modules. Module 1 - Professional Practice in Third Level Learning & Teaching; Module 2 - Researching & Developing Curricula & Assessment Strategies
Assessment  Two part reflective portfolio 
Cost  Part time Postgraduate Fees List for 2016/17
Contact Person  Linda Boyd 
Further information


Timetable / Hours

Participation on this course involves attendance for a half day a week – usually Wednesday morning or afternoon.


Postgraduate Diploma in Third Level Learning & Teaching

For Further Information

Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre 
Floor 5, Aungier Street, 
Dublin 2 

T: 01 402 7875


Fees and Funding