Award Type and NFQ level : CERTIFICATE LEVEL 9

CAO/PAC code : MHA87

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 31 July 2024

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This Postgraduate Certificate addresses the needs of FET staff and other educators tasked with responsibility for redesign of existing or development of new education and training programmes including traineeship and apprenticeship programmes.


Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level. We also accept applications who can evidence degree equivalent in accordance with MU’s policy on recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Applicants much also be working in an education setting such as within adult, community or further education environments or a work-place setting.

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

The programme is offered part-time over two semesters.  It will be delivered partly online and partly through day-long workshops. Adult education participative and dialogical methodologies will be used for delivery both online and in workshops. The online dimension will be interactive and include activities that enhance student learning through active participation in webinars, discussion forums and other exercises.

Course Duration: 1 year part-time

Course Duration: 1 year part-time

It is intended that completion of the programme will enhance participants’ employability and promotion prospects in the FET sector generally.

Apply online through PAC ( Look for the course PAC code MHA87. 

Online application only

The following documents should be uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of their birth certificate or valid passport.

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