Taught course

Education

Institution
University College Cork · Department of Education
Qualifications
MA(Ed)

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a primary degree in Science and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (formerly Higher Diploma in Education) or its equivalent. All applicants must have either an honours grade (at least grade 2H2) at primary degree level or at the Postgraduate Diploma in Education level (or its equivalent) or at least five years full time teaching experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MEd (Science Education) is a two year cyclical programme and is due to commence again in September/October 2010.

The Department of Education offers the M.Ed(Sc) course in collaboration with the Departments of Physics, Chemistry, and various Departments in Biological Science - Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology and the Department of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science, UCC. The aim of the course is to provide further professional development for science teachers to improve their capacity to teach physics, chemistry and biology at second level.

Qualification and course duration

MA(Ed)

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Declan Kennedy
Email
d.kennedy@ucc.ie
Phone
00 353 (0) 21 490 3469