Master of Education (M Ed) @ University of Limerick

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Mary Immaculate College is offering a Master of Education (M Ed) level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

The Master of Education (M Ed) programme is designed for all those interested in enhancing their professional knowledge, understandings and skills. The course, which can be delivered on a full-time or part-time basis, covers theories, principles and practices in contemporary educational settings.

Applications for September 2021 has been extended to 30 June 2021.

Master of Education (M Ed) @ University of Limerick Key Features

The objectives of the programme are:

  • To advance knowledge and understandings of educational theories, principles and practices
  • To develop critical and enquiring skills through conversation-building and high quality writing
  • To foster confident researchers and educational leaders on the cusp of renewal and reform in education

Lectures on the full-time programme will take place on Friday evenings and Saturdays; M Ed Year 1 lectures on the part-time programme will take place on Saturdays. M Ed Year 2 lectures on the part-time programme will take place on Friday evenings. Some additional Saturday workshops may be scheduled

Teaching and learning methods include lectures, workshops and presentations, visiting speakers and supervised research. Modules are assessed through a combination of continuous assessment and end-of-term assessment. The programme includes innovative techniques for mapping the research process; these techniques are folded into the modes of assessment. A cumulative grade point average system is used to recognise and reward work throughout the programme. The programme is predominantly delivered face-to-face with some lectures conducted online. Each module is strongly supported by an extremely active virtual learning environment.

Mary Immaculate College deliver Higher Learning, Postgraduate, Masters courses for those eager to continue their education.

As a postgraduate at Mary Immaculate College (MIC) you will be part of a vibrant community of over 100 PhD researchers and 250 Masters students. Our postgraduate programmes are central to the College’s mission: to foster the intellectual, spiritual, and professional development of students through excellence in teaching, learning and research in a range of disciplines in Arts and Education.

Mary Immaculate College (MIC) realises that financial support structures for students undertaking postgraduate research at our college are critical in attracting world-class students to our campus. To this end, MIC offers numerous forms of financial support to postgraduate researchers including a Doctoral Award (PhD in Arts or Education), an MIC Doctoral Studentship, an MIC Postgraduate Award, numerous departmental Assistantships, Presidents Scholarships and Special Awards.

Students pursuing research postgraduate degrees in Arts or Education are eligible to apply for MIC awards. These are available on a competitive basis and at the discretion of the College.

Typically, awards provide a subsistence bursary for the normal registration period of benefiting students, and in some cases also off-set tuition fees.



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