The Higher Diploma in Further Education is a professional teaching qualification in further education. It provides student teachers with the theoretical knowledge and the practical and reflective skills required to confidently work in further education settings. The course includes a 100 hours teaching practice part time over 2 years.
A primary degree (level 8) OR a level 7 degree and an appropriate additional qualification as per the Teaching Council regulations.
Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.
National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850
Year 1: Philosophy of Adult Education, Sociology of Adult Education, Learning Methodologies, Curriculum Studies and Assessment, Psychology of Adult Development
Year 2: History and Policy in Further Education, Reflection, ethical and professional practice, Counselling in Adult Education
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