Policy & Structures in Education & Training

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Policy & Structures in Education & Training

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Education, Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module examines a number of key questions concerning the underlying provision of education in Ireland. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify understandings pertaining to different conceptualisations of education
    2. Be able to analyse critical accounts of the above
    3. Be able to demonstrate comprehension of critical understandings outlined in the module, account for their evolution and provide critical analysis of same
    4. Be able to critically account for the presence and influence of various bodies in the development of educational thinking in Ireland, identify their role and critically assess their influence.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.