Accredited Programmes

The Centre for Teaching and Learning offers the following accredited programmes in teaching, learning and assessment. Full details for each programme are available in the links to the left of this page.

(PDHETL) PG Diploma in Higher Education Teaching, Learning & Assessment


This Postgraduate Diploma is a 60 ECTS programme that offers staff of Maynooth University a flexible way to obtain a qualification in higher education teaching. It allows participants to complete the programme at their own pace and can be completed in 2,3 or 4 years.
There is also an option to exit with a Postgraduate Certificate on successful completion of 30 ECTS within 1 or 2 years. This flexibility allows participants to take modules within timeframes that best suit them.
The aim of the programme is to offer those who teach in higher education the opportunity to engage with the theory, concepts and contemporary discourse of learning, teaching and assessment in higher education and to consider how these impact and influence their practice. Visit the link on the left for full details and application process.

Professional Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Tutors and Demonstrators

This is a 5 ECTS Transferable Skills Module under the Structured PhD/Masters programme. The course is open to Maynooth University postgraduate students currently tutoring/demonstrating or teaching within departments at Maynooth University. See the link on the left for full details on the module and Online Application Form.