Course Description

Masters of Education (M.Ed.)

The Master of Education degree programme is a two-year, part-time programme presented through a combination of weekend study and independent study. The programme covers theories, principles and practices in contemporary educational settings and is designed for all those interested in enhancing their professional knowledge, understandings and skills. Teaching and learning methods include; lectures, workshops, presentations, visiting speakers and supervised research. Graduates of the programme are working as teachers, principals, inspectors, lecturers, and researchers in schools, colleges, universities at home and abroad.

Applicants choose this programme because of the dedication and commitment of the teaching faculty, the range of supervision specialisations available, and the high quality and individualised nature of the supervisory process.

The Objectives of the Programme Are:

1.To advance knowledge and understandings of educational theories, principles and practices

2.To develop critical and enquiring skills through conversation-building and high quality writing

3.To foster confident researchers and educational leaders on the cusp of renewal and reform in education

CollegeMary Immaculate College
Course LocationLimerick
Course CategoryTeaching courses, Education & Teaching
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyUniversity of Limerick
Course Duration2 years part-time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsApplicants will be considered for direct entry into the MEd programme on the basis of possession of a Primary Degree in Education (Level 8 NFQ) at a minimum of Honours 2.2. Applicants who have a 2.2 Honours degree in other disciplines may be considered if they have substantial and relevant professional experience Applicants for the full-time programme must provide an outline of the dissertation proposal (500 words) as part of their application. For further information relating to this please contact the Course Coordinators. For direct entry into Year 2 of the part-time programme, applicants will hold a Professional Development Graduate Diploma in Education (Level 9 NFQ) at a minimum of Honours 2.1. In cases where the applicant does not meet normal entry requirements, the applicant can be assessed on prior learning in line with University policy and procedures on the Recognition of Prior Learning. The admission procedures will include an interview wherein the prior learning and experience of applicants in education will be assessed.
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Mary Immaculate College

South Circular Road Limerick City, Limerick City, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: V94 VN26

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Mary Immaculate College
South Circular Road Limerick City
Limerick City, Limerick
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