MA Learning & Development (Consultancy) (in association with UCC)

The aim of the MA is to produce organisational learning and development specialists who operate from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

The broad aims of this programme include equipping those working in/or progressing to learning and development consulting roles with the necessary theoretical, professional and practical skills and to develop cooperative learning and dissemination skills. The skills acquired will benefit students and their organisations.

  • To equip those working in or progressing towards learning & development consulting roles with the necessary theoretical, professional and practical skills

  • Develop a multidisciplinary perspective to organisatinal learning and development consultancy

  • Develop cooperative learning and dissemination skills

  • Foster transferable skills that permit students to become lifelong learners in this field

  • Undertake substantial research on real life issues in the area of organisational learning & development

This programme focuses on the context of organisational learning and life-long learning. Training and development departments are not only charged with the design, delivery and assessment of training impact, they are now the main drivers of strategic learning. The programme focuses on providing students with connection between learning and productivity with in the organisation as a whole. Adult Continuing Education, Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, Applied Psychology, Law, Management and Marketing with emphasis on international best practice in the field and is run by UCC in conjunction with the Irish Institute of Training & Development (IITD) Graduates are eligible for membership of the IITD




Leading the learning and development profession in Ireland by inspiring excellence in practice to develop individuals and organisations to reach their full potential.

Sycamore House
Millennium Park
Co. Kildare
W91 TF95