Taught course

Technical Communication and E-Learning

Institution
University of Limerick · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MAPGDipGradCert

Entry requirements

Students are normally required to have a primary degree in a relevant discipline. Industrial and/or computing experience in an advantage. Applicants should have a high standard of written English.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Programme Objectives: To provide students with a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of technical communication; To prepare students for productive employment as effective communicators in industry on graduation; To equip graduates with a professional qualification in technical communication.
Programme Content: Semester 1- Principles of Professional and Technical Communication and Information Design, Technical Communication Theory, Development of Information Systems, Elective.
Semester 2- Work Space Issues in Technical Communication, Information Management and Content Production, Human-Computer Interaction, Elective.
MA students complete the above modules and a 20,000 word dissertation.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
18 months
full time
9 months

GradCert

distance learning
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Yvonne Cleary
Email
yvonne.cleary@ul.ie
Phone
+353-61-202466
Fax
+353-61-202556