Taught course

Education Music

University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Primary degree 2.2 Honours (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) in Music or Primary degree in Arts with Music as a major subject. A satisfactory performance at interview. (The interview may include an audition in particular cases). Garda Clearance is also required for this programme.

Months of entry


Course content

The Professional Master of Education (Music), formerly Professional Diploma in Education (Music), is specially designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to become teachers of music in secondary schools. Applicants must possess a level 8 honours degree (NQAI) which is recognised by the Teaching Council for eligibility to teach the subject music. This course will prepare you to teach music in innovative and creative ways and will introduce you to research in music education. Successful completion of an interview is a requirement. This course is run in conjunction with the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Jean Downey
353 61-213160