Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to hold a good honours degree and have at least two years’ experience in the field of education. Applications are made online at: www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az

Months of entry


Course content

This specialism has been designed as either an introductory course for teachers commencing work in special education or as a refresher course for those who wish to update their knowledge, competencies and instructional approaches.

Components Include:

· Introduction to Special Education for the Classroom

· Teacher

· Special Needs and the Curriculum

· Including Children with Disabilities into the Ordinary

· Classroom

· Special Education Support for the Ordinary School

The course has a taught component and a dissertation. The duration will normally be two years part-time or three

years part-time or one year full-time. This course may be offered in regional Education Centres.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Ms Keara Eades
+353-1-896 3568 / 1290