Course Overview

The Master of Education in Design, Learning and Technology (DLT) is being introduced at a crucial time for educational technology in Ireland with the growth of coding and computational thinking (CT); the increased mobility and portability of technological devices; virtualisation and cloud infrastructures; and curricular developments in computer science and technology. Concurrent with the development of their foundational understanding of how information communication technologies can be used to mobilise and augment learning, the programme will develop educators’ skills in the design, deployment and evaluation of coding and mobile learning within diverse educational contexts both formal and informal.

Applications and Selections

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

Key Facts

Entry Requirements

Degree or postgraduate qualification in education or cognate subjects.

Additional Requirements


2 years, part-time

Next start date

September 2019

A Level Grades ()

Average intake


Closing Date

NFQ level

Mode of study

ECTS weighting



Course code


Course Outline

The MEd (DLT) is open to all teachers and educators interested in technology-enhanced learning, irrespective of subject domain or educational sector. The course has been developed in response to current seminal, educational policy initiatives, including the Digital Strategy for Schools 2015–2020, STEM Education in the Irish School System (2016), and new curricular developments, for example in computer science. [an error occurred while processing this directive]

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

Roles of responsibility in ICT and educational technology in schools and a range of learning settings; opportunities for doctoral study in educational technology/design-based research; educational technology consultancy.

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes


Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€4,630 p.a. 2019/20

Fees: Tuition

€4,406 p.a. 2019/20

Fees: Student levy

€224 p.a. 2019/20

Fees: Non EU

€14,250 p.a. 2019/20

Find out More

Dr Tony Hall
T: +353 91 492 153


  • School of Education brochure 2019

    School of Education brochure 2019 PDF (3mb)

  • Postgraduate Taught Prospectus 2019

    Postgraduate Taught Prospectus 2019 PDF (12.6 MB)