Teaching and Learning

Waterford Institute of Technology

M.Ed. Blended
24 months
6300 EUR/year
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The MEd in Teaching and Learning at Waterford Institute of Technology aims at teachers, lecturers, trainers and education professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge and repertoire of teaching methodologies.


The Teaching and Learning programme from Waterford Institute of Technology offers students the opportunity to learn about contemporary teaching methods and education systems and gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing educators, trainers and students in different educational contexts. This scholar-practitioner approach will inform and enhance participants’ practice and their ability to create effective student-centred learning environments. 

On successful completion of the MEd in Teaching and Learning, graduates may progress to doctoral studies (NFQ Level 10) at WIT or another Higher Education Institution subject to meeting the specific entry criteria.

During our MEd in Teaching and Learning at Waterford Institute of Technology students will:

  • develop professional skills and competence as teachers, lecturers, trainers and education professionals whilst valuing the wealth of knowledge and experience that they, as adult learners, bring to the classroom. 
  • apply their learning directly to enhance their practice and can share their experience in a supportive and collaborative learning environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Enquiry 
  • Adult Learning 
  • Mentoring Practical Pedagogy 
  • Applied Pedagogy 
  • Recognition of Prior Learning 
  • Curriculum Development and Assessment 
  • Reflective Practice in Education 
  • Education Research Methods 
  • Action Research in Education Content and Interaction for Teaching and Learning Online 
  • Research Supervisory Skills 
  • Educational Theory 
  • Teaching Across Cultures in Higher Education 
  • Language Power and Societies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours Degree (Level 8) or equivalent 
  • Access to an educational and/or training environment, where research may be carried out 
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6300 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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