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Credit-Bearing Programmes (International)

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  • Programme Overview

    There are four newly developed credit-bearing short programmes on offer here at Mary Immaculate College. These are open to International students who will have an online component followed by a face-to-face component when they travel to MIC Limerick in Summer 2023. Three (3) US credits/6 ECTS will be awarded by MIC and transferred to the home university upon successful completion of the course.

    The programmes on offer are: Global Citizenship, Migration and Sustainability; International Philosophies of Education and Their Impact on the Classroom; Oral History in Educational Contexts and Ethical Approaches to Community Engagement.

    See the 'Programme Content' tab for more details and brochures.

     

    Innovative Short-Term Study Options
    Innovative Short-Term Study Options
    These programmes are open to International students & have a blended delivery.

    Contact

    International Office

    T: +353 61 204974

    E: International@mic.ul.ie

    Programme Content

    Global Citizenship, Migration and Sustainability

    Join MIC on this innovative short-term programme, where you will develop your understanding of global issues, processes, trends and systems.

    Themes explored will include:

    • Social Justice
    • Exodus and Exile
    • Displacement and Identity
    • Inclusion and Belonging
    • Sustainability
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Human Rights
    • Human-Environment Relations

    Students will be encouraged and supported to research topics with cultural humility and respect and recognise the diversity within and between cultures and societies of the world.

    Delivery

    Delivery will be blended. There will be an online component and a face-to-face component to the programme, delivered by experts in their respective fields. The learning will be facilitated via discussion, reflection, debates, reading, field studies, group engagement and interactive material.

    Assessment

    The programme is graded on a Pass/Fail system. Assessments will take the form of a project and active engagement in online and in class activities. Three (3) US credits will be awarded by MIC and transferred to the home university upon successful completion of the progamme.

    View brochure below.

    Oral History in Educational Contexts

    On this innovative short-term programme, you will build alternative perspectives on the past through oral dialogue. Topics include:

    • Evaluating Oral History as a historiographical and pedagogical tool
    • Oral History, Ethics and the Law
    • Exploring concepts of memory through oral history classroom-based work
    • Exploring narrativity through oral history work
    • Oral history and digital storytelling as a pedagogical approach
    • Frames of interpretation and analysis in oral history
    • Oral History in Society
    • Interviewing and Listening Techniques in Oral History Students will be exposed to the theories and methodologies of oral history and can explore how it can be deployed as a pedagogical tool in the classroom.

    Delivery

    Delivery will be blended. There will be an online component and a face-to-face component to the programme, delivered by experts in their respective fields. The learning will be facilitated via discussion, reflection, debates, reading, field studies, group engagement and interactive material.

    Assessment

    The programme is graded on a Pass/Fail system. Assessments will take the form of a project and active engagement in online and in class activities. Three (3) US credits will be awarded by MIC and transferred to the home university upon successful completion of the programme.

    View brochure below.

    Ethical Approaches to Community Engagement

    On this short-term programme, you will explore theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments as well as the applications of these theories to contemporary moral issues.

    • Explore the key elements of Utilitarianism, Kantian Ethics, Virtue Ethics and Ethics of Care
    • Investigate the competing visions put forward by philosophers who advocate for each theory
    • Critically engage with their arguments to examine their strengths and weaknesses
    • Discuss ethical issues that arise in key areas of Applied Ethics, with a central focus on Social Justice and Community Engagement Students will be supported to explore their own ethical voice and to think critically about ethical issues using real world case studies.

    Delivery

    Delivery will be blended. There will be an online component and a face-to-face component to the programme, delivered by experts in their respective fields.

    Assessment

    The programme is graded on a Pass/Fail system. Assessments will take the form of a project and active engagement in online and in class activities. Three (3) US credits will be awarded by MIC and transferred to the home university upon successful completion of the programme.

    View brochure below.

    International Philosophies of Education and Their Impact on the Classroom

    On this short-term programme, you will learn about intellectual heritage from around the world and the value and variety of indigenous educational philosophies.

    • Develop a critical understanding of wider global educational philosophies
    • Understand, value, lead and promote inclusive, non-ethnocentric educational practices
    • Learn to expand, not replace, current understandings of Western education
    • Reflect on your own educational philosophy and how it is reflected in societies’ educational system Given the rapid pace of globalisation, this module will develop the reflective capacity of the participants to facilitate their development as engaged citizens.

    Delivery

    Delivery will be blended. There will be an online component and a face-to-face component to the programme, delivered by experts in their respective fields. The learning will be facilitated via discussion, reflection, debates, reading, field studies, group engagement and interactive material.

    Assessment

    The programme is graded on a Pass/Fail system. Assessments will take the form of a project and active engagement in online and in class activities. Three (3) US credits will be awarded by MIC and transferred to the home university upon successful completion of the programme.

    View brochure below.

    How to Apply

    For more information, contact MIC International Office.

     T: +353 61 204974

     E: International@mic.ul.ie

  • Programme Overview
  • Programme Content
  • How to Apply