Taught course

Education

Institution
National University of Ireland Galway · School of Education
Qualifications
MEd

Entry requirements

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Education Studies or its equivalent, completed within the past seven years. There is a range of postgraduate qualifications, in-service awards and continuing professional development programmes which may be deemed equivalent and thus serve as appropriate routes into the Master of Education. In addition, applicants will have achieved an honours standard in one of the following areas: the primary degree, the teaching qualification, or the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Education Studies, or its equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Master of Education builds on a previous qualification (the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Education Studies or some equivalent award) and is designed primarily to enable participants to design and carry out educational research to a high professional standard. There will be a particular emphasis on self-directed learning and research time with appropriate support from the departmental staff.

Qualification and course duration

MEd

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Elaine Keane
Email
education@nuigalway.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 49 3023
Fax
+353 (0)91 75 05 38