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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Information and Communication Technologies in Primary Teaching

Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

12 months
Duration
9325 EUR/year
4675 EUR/year
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About

Jointly run by the Faculty of Education and the Department of Mathematics & Computer Studies, the Information and Communication Technologies in Primary Teaching course from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick is designed to provide practicing primary teachers with a holistic approach to the use and application of ICT in schools.

Overview

The Information and Communication Technologies in Primary Teaching course from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick is designed to provide practicing primary teachers with a holistic approach to the use and application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Primary School. 

Teachers will learn how to skilfully and creatively use ICT to support a wide variety of teaching and learning goals as well as administrative and organisational tasks. They will also learn to identify and evaluate how ICT can best be used to support and enhance children’s learning and to appreciate how thoughtful use of ICT can enrich the learning environment of the classroom and school.

The course will help teachers to gain a critical perspective on ICT’s overall role in education and its role in society in general. Course participants will also get opportunities to conduct classroom-based research.

Further Study Options

  • There is a possibility of studying for a further year for a Masters Degree (M Ed) in the topic.
  • Entry to the Masters Programme depends on the achievement of a specified minimum QCA in the Graduate Diploma. It then involves attending one taught module in Research Methods and undertaking a substantial dissertation on an approved topic.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computers in Education
  • Electronic Communications and Networks in Schools
  • Computers and School Administration
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Computers: School & Classroom Management
  • Project 
  • Programming
  • Desktop Publishing
  • ICT in Special Needs

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

The Graduate Diploma/Masters programme is designed for practising teachers in Primary Schools. Candidates will normally be expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Honours/Pass Bachelor of Education degree or Honours primary degree and a Pass/Honours Higher Diploma in Education or equivalent or Pass primary degree and Honours Higher Diploma in Education or equivalent or Primary Teaching Diploma.
  • Normally two years of teaching experience or equivalent professional experience e.g. research/development work in education.

Work experience

Candidates with qualifications other than those specified above and/or who have experience in educational research, relevant professional experience or a proven interest in the use of technology in education, may also be considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9325 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9325 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4675 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4675 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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