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What is this Programme about?

The aim of this programme is to provide learners with an understanding of what they have to do to develop themselves technically and psychologically as leaders and to bring leadership to their team, department or organisation. It will also give leaders at all levels an effective method for addressing goals, challenges and problems in a proactive way aligned to personal and organisational objectives.

Who is this Programme for?

The programme will provide a CPD opportunity for those already in the workplace. This module will use recent advances in the behavioural sciences to help learners to improve their leadership skills and gain an understanding of how the organisations culture effects virtually every aspect of the organisations operations and help them to proactively manage the culture to get results.

Online Support

Students will have full access to a range of supports available online and through Blackboard, our virtual learning environment. These include our new online programme, PACE, which is designed to support students to access and effectively use library resources in order to complete assignments. Additional supports include an Academic Writing Centre and Maths Support Centre, freely available to all students.

Entry Requirements

Applicants under the age of 23 must meet the following entry criteria.

One must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate- 5 grade O6/H7 including English or Irish and Mathematics.

Applicants over the age of 23 years are classed as mature students and can apply on a case by case basis.

All programmes are mapped to the SETU Carlow RPL policy and applicants who wish to apply using this route can request the specific RPL for their programme.

RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning)

All programmes are mapped to the SETU Carlow Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy applicants who wish to apply using this route can request the specific RPL for this programme.

SETU Carlows RPL Policy offers clear pathways to the learner for recognition of previous learning undertaken and offer every credit to the learner in completing such learning.

The Programme Board will be responsible for the assessment of entry standards and applications as part of any RPL Process.