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Higher Education / Ardoideachas

DT913 PT


The MA in Higher Education is a part time taught programme that is completed over 2 years.

Entry Requirements:

Entry to the MA in Higher Education is open to Graduates who have achieved an honours degree.

[The first 15 ECTs can be achieved through evidence of professional practice. Please liaise with Claire McDonnell, programme coordinator in relation to this option.]

Course Content

Course Details Dublin Institute of Technology
Duration 2 Years
Structure Part-time
ECTs 90
Prerequisites Honours primary degree or Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Third Level Learning and Teaching
Modules In Year 1 there is a Professional Development module and modules are also offered in Learning Theories, Higher Education Policy, Academic Writing and Publishing, Creativity and Critical Thinking, Technology Enhanced Learning, Assessment and Feedback, Supervising Undergraduate Research  and Research methods. In Year 2 the MA thesis module supports participants to undertake and complete a significant research project and present it in an appropriate thesis format.  
Assessment Assignments in Year 1 and Thesis in Year 2
Cost Postgraduate part time fees for 2015/16
Contact Person Linda Boyd
Further Information

Timetable / Hours

Participation on this course involves attendance for a half day a week. The MA in Higher Education is on Tuesday Mornings 10am - 1pm.


Master of Arts (M.A.) in Higher Education

For Further Information

Dr Claire McDonnell
Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre
Dublin Institute of Technology,
5th Floor, Aungier St., 
Dublin 2.

T: 01 402 7884


Fees and Funding