Teaching and Learning

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

M.A. On Campus
36 months
7200 EUR/year
7200 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This suite of the Teaching and Learning programme from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology has been designed for applicants who would like to gain a formal qualification in teaching and learning in Higher Education, and/or a qualification in Further Education.


The Teaching and Learning programme from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology designed for those working in higher education and further education, either in Ireland or overseas.

In addition, it is for those who wish to develop and enrich their own teaching and learning practices in the context of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

The programmes are:

  • Certificate in Teaching and Learning (Minor Award, Level 9, 30 ECTS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Level 9, 60 ECTS) + Minor Certificate Awards available for each stand alone Module undertaken in the Diploma
  • Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (Level 9, 90 ECTS)

Access to the above programmes is not restricted to applicants who are currently in a professional teaching or lecturing role. The programmes are open to teaching and non-teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Candidates with further qualifications at Level 9 in education or teaching practice may also employ GMIT’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) processes and the RPL assessment e-Portfolio tool to determine if they meet the standard. 

Candidates can use RPL as a means of accessing the programme. They can also use RPL to gain exemptions. This is in accordance with Code of Practice No. 6 (Policy and Procedures for the Recognition of Prior Learning).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Cycle: Foundation 
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Professional Development Framework Portfolio
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Digital Teaching & Learning 
  • Postgraduate Supervisory Skills

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GMIT accepts direct applications for full-time taught postgraduates from the 1st of November to the 31st of May through Online Admissions.

    The web application you will need when submitting an application is E9.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7200 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7200 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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