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Technical Communication and E-Learning

University of Limerick

12 months
15800 EUR/year
6600 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The purpose of this Technical Communication and E-Learning programme at University of Limerick is to equip graduates with the skills needed to design and develop multimedia content and technology-enhanced learning solutions.  The need for this type of expertise is expanding rapidly as more and more companies and institutions use information and communication technologies (ICTs). 


About Technical Communication and E-Learning programme at University of Limerick

On successful completion of the Technical Communication and E-Learning programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Design online learning environments.
  • Design and deliver instructional materials.
  • Evaluate instructional tools and programmes.
  • Evaluate design and development software applications.
  • Use multimedia applications.
  • Deploy and use Web 2.0 technologies to collaborate with peers.
  • Manage complex writing and design projects.
  • Communicate effectively in online and face-to-face environments.
  • Write clear, correct, precise content.


University of Limerick graduates will be unique in Ireland, qualified to work as both instructional designers and technical writers, and in a variety of related roles such as editing, web design, interaction design, and technology journalism.

Graduate job titles include:

  • Technical writer
  • Instructional designer
  • Digital project specialist
  • Learning developer
  • E-learning support specialist
  • Information designer
  • Information developer
  • Content developer
  • Publication manager
  • Trainer
  • Content curator
  • Information development manager
  • Content specialist
  • Digital editor
  • Web content strategist

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Principles of Professional and Technical Communication and Information Design 
  • Instructional Design 
  • Theory of Technical Communication 
  • Research Methodology in Applied Language Studies 
  • Workplace Issues in Technical and Professional Communication 
  • E-Learning Theories and Practices 
  • Interactive Courseware Workshop 
  • Learning and Collaboration Technologies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
    • English language qualification(s) (if English is not your first language)
    • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15800 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees:

Eu: 3,350 EUR

NON-EU: 8,500 EUR

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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