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Education Programmes

WIT Education Programmes

The Department of Education in WIT offers initial and continued professional development programmes in education. The portfolio of programmes includes post-graduate programmes in teaching and learning and the management of education, specialized teacher education programmes for further education and third level programmes for practitioners working in adult literacy, community education and adult education who wish to pursue an award based programme in their field of expertise.

BA (Hons) in Teaching in Further & Adult Education - 60 credits at level 8 over 18 months [ ENROLLING JANUARY 2017 ]
This programme has been designed to meet the needs of people who are working within the Further Education sector and who wish to register with the Teaching Council of Ireland as a Further Education teacher.

Higher Certificate in Arts in Community Education and Development - 120 credits at level 6 over 2 years [ ENROLLING JANUARY 2017 ]
The aim of this course is to facilitate students to develop their skills, knowledge and attitudes in order to work as reflective practitioners in community education and community development settings.

Master of Arts / Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Further and Higher Education  -  60 / 90 credits at level 9 over 1 - 5 years
This programme provides an opportunity for participants to develop their professional expertise in teaching including educational theory, practical pedagogy, curriculum and assessment 

Master of Arts in Management of Education  - 90 credits at level 9 over 2 - 5 years
This programme provides an opportunity for participants to develop their knowledge and skills in educational leadership including planning, HRM, finance, leadership, ICT and law.

Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching in Further Education  -  60 credits at level 9 over 3 semesters
The course is a professional qualification, recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland, designed to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and competencies required to teach in a variety of settings in the Further Education sector.  

Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education (Part Time)  -  60 credits at level 7 over 2 years
This programme is designed for practitioners in the Adult Education sector and includes aspects of adult education research, policy, equality and technology. 

Bachelor of Arts in Community Education and Development  -  60 credits at level 7 over 18 months
The aim of this course is to facilitate students to further develop their skills, knowledge and attitudes in order to work as reflective practitioners in community education and community development settings.

Higher Certificate in Arts in Literacy Development - 120 credits at level 6 over 2 years 
This programme is designed for practitioners working in the field of adult literacy, community development or adult basic education to provide the theoretical background practical skills and opportunity to reflect on their role in supporting the adult learner. The programme is developed in conjunction with NALA, the National Adult Literacy Agency, and is the only nationally recognised programme designed specifically for adult literacy practitioners.

Certificate in Study Skills and Recognition of Prior Learning - 10 credits at level 6 over 5 days
This programme offers the opportunity to acquire the skills to undertake study in a third level environment and capture their prior learning experiences in a supportive environment.

Certificate in Career Development and Skills Enhancement - 40 credits at level 6 over 1 year
This is a foundation programme to facilitate adult learners in developing the skills and knowledge to participate in higher education.