Hibernia College Overview
Hibernia College is a leader in the delivery of internationally accredited blended and online learning programmes.
Hibernia College was founded to enable high-quality career-relevant education to be accessed by anyone, regardless of where they are or when they are available to learn. Hibernia College courses are based on the concept of using web-based technology to make world-class education available, unhindered by the constraints associated with more traditional learning. With students and alumni in over 30 countries, Hibernia College offers postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in health sciences, business, management and teacher education. Through its Higher Diploma in Arts in Primary Education, Hibernia College is now the largest provider of qualified primary school teachers in Ireland.
The College is accredited by the UK government’s Teaching Agency to train Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Modern Foreign Language teachers in England and has developed a network of hub schools across England to support its initial teacher training programme, elearnITT.
Hibernia College launched its undergraduate programmes in July 2012. These programmes allow students to study for University of London degrees through Hibernia College’s blend of online learning and regional on-site delivery. Initially, degrees are being offered in business, management, creative computing and computing and information systems.
The College excels in the area of health sciences, attaining PharmaTrain Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) Centre of Excellence status in 2011. The IMI is Europe's largest public-private initiative, which aims to speed up the development of better and safer medicines for patients. The College’s Centre of Excellence designation recognises that students on its M.Sc programme in Pharmaceutical Medicine receive the highest quality education available in medicines development.
The College provides flexible, 21st-century learning solutions across every sector for which it delivers programmes. Its online courses utilise video, multimedia presentations, graphics, animation and text to create a truly engaging educational experience, designed in accordance with sound pedagogical principles. Recognising the importance of social learning, Hibernia College ensures that course designs feature collaborative activities and built-in student interaction as a core design principle of all group-based programmes. For activities that require real-time interaction, the College offers live online tutorials using virtual classroom technology, with full training and support built in for faculty and students worldwide.
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