Course Description

Business - Post Primary Teaching

This is a two-year full-time course of study designed to enable business graduates to become second level teachers of business subjects. Successful candidates are recognised to teach business subjects across a range of areas including second level education, further education and community settings. Applicants must possess a NQF level 8 honours primary degree at 2.2 honours level where the holder is required to have studied at least one business subject (Accounting, Business or Economics), representing at least 60 ECTS credits in that subject and 60 ECTS credits in any additional subject (with a minimum 10 ECTS credits undertaken in ones final years of study in any subject. These 60 ECTS credits in any one subject must conform to the Teaching Council Subject Declaration Form in that subject in order to eventually secure Teaching Council recognition to teach in that subject. The onus is on the individual applicant to ensure that he/she meets the requirements of the Subject Declaration Form.

To provide graduates with a professional qualification for the teaching of Business, Accounting, Economics Business Studies, Enterprise Education and Applied Business courses (dependent on Teaching Council eligibility) all with a strong ICT component.

To develop students’ personal and practical skills to advanced competency.

To enable students develop, synergise and innovate appropriate business teaching strategies.

To empower students to develop and utilise broad evaluation and assessment strategies and thereby become effective facilitators of learning

CollegeUniversity of Limerick
Course LocationLimerick City, Limerick
Course CategoryTeaching courses, Education & Teaching
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyUniversity of Limerick
Course Duration2 years full-time.
Course FeePOA
Carear PathGraduates from this course are enabled to teach a wide range of subjects across a number of programmes. Since its inception, there has been a consistently strong demand for teachers with this qualification. The majority of Master in Education (Business) graduates opt for teaching in second level schools. Others have secured employment in the further education sector, international education sector, alternative education sector, community education and adult education settings.
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Course Provider

University of Limerick

Castletroy, Limerick City, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: V94 T9PX

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