24 months
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About

The Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning at Institute of Technology Carlow aims to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and competencies to design, teach, assess and evaluate educational programmes and to enable them to become professional, reflective practitioners. It will also equip graduates for roles in academic leadership and/or research supervision.

Overview

On completion of this Teaching and Learning course at Institute of Technology Carlow, students should be able to:

  • Critically analyse current theories and research in teaching, learning and assessment practices and policies in higher education;
  • Assess, select and evaluate the use of varied teaching and assessment strategies, including the integration of digital technologies to ensure effective teaching practices and enhance student engagement;
  • Synthesise pedagogical research with discipline-based expertise to enhance models of higher education practice and the design of education programmes for diverse leaners;
  • Apply the reflective practitioner model in order to identify and promote improvements to own practice, whilst demonstrating professionalism and high ethical standards;
  • Demonstrate initiative and leadership skills in working with peers and other educators and the wider community in designing curricula, leading programmes and/or conducting research supervision in diverse educational settings;
  • Evaluate the wider social, political and economic environment within which the teaching professional operates;
  • Demonstrate reflectivity and creativity in the interpretation and application of concepts, methods and approaches to teaching, learning and assessment;
  • Develop knowledge and expertise in the use of appropriate research methods in higher education and use these to research practice and make a contribution to knowledge;
  • Design and execute an independent, critical, and reflective professional investigation which examines the relationship between theory and practice, adopting the most appropriate research methods to address and analyse the identified issues.

Programme Structure

Courses

  • Teaching and Learning 
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Curriculum Design
  • Technology-Enhanced Teaching & Learning
  • Education Research Methods
  • Masters Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements are a Level 8 degree, minimum of Second Class Honours, Grade 2 or equivalent. IT Carlow operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPL) scheme whereby applicants may be considered, based on relevant work and other experience, for exemptions from course modules and advanced entry.
  • As critical reflection on teaching and learning practices is an integral part of this programme, applicants should be currently involved in (or envisage being involved in) an active teaching role.
  • All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. IT Carlow reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Carlow

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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