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Technical Writing (Distance Learning)

University of Limerick

24 months
4504 EUR/year
1632 EUR/year
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The Technical Writing (Distance Learning) at University of Limerick teaches about technical communication, which is is a fast-growing discipline worldwide, as communication media become more pervasive and technology more complex. 


The purpose of this Technical Writing (Distance 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).

At Technical Writing (Distance Learning) programme at University of Limerick graduates can:

  • Design and deliver instructional materials.
  • Use a number of multimedia applications.
  • Manage complex writing and design projects.
  • Write clear, correct, precise content.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Professional & Technical Communication & Information Design
  • Instructional Design
  • Workplace Issues in Technical & Professional Communication
  • Interactive Courseware Workshop

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.
  • We will only accept applications after that date if places are still available.


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a high standard of written English. 
  • ECDL-level computer experience is a requirement, i.e. thorough familiarity with Word (advanced features), Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet. Candidates must have access to the Internet, as much of the programme is delivered online.
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4504 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2252 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1632 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 816 EUR per semester during 24 months.


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