Taught course

Education Physical Education

University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences
Professional Masters

Entry requirements

Relevant Primary Degree at 2.2 Honours Level or higher, recognised by the Teaching Council for the purposes of teaching P.E. (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). Candidates will be expected to provide a portfolio of evidence of movement achievement.Successful completion of an interview will be a requirement.Garda clearance is also a requirement for this programme. - See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/professional-master-education-physical-education

Months of entry


Course content

The Professional Master of Education in Physical Education is a full-time two-year initial teacher education to prepare graduates for a professional teaching qualification in physical education. Graduates will be skilled in designing instructionally aligned, evidence-based physical education programs. The course culminates with a demonstration of the: 1) ability to conduct applied research resulting in a research paper, and 2) achievement of Teaching Council professional expectations for teachers documented in a professional portfolio. Applicants must possess a level 8 honours degree (2.2 or above) recognised by the Teaching Council as providing all content, applied and theoretical, to teach physical education - See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/professional-master-education-physical-education

Professional teaching qualification in Physical Education.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Qualification and course duration

Professional Masters

full time
24 months

Further details of qualification

The programme will prepare successful graduates for a professional teaching qualification in Physical Education. The programme is offered by both the Department of Education and Professional Studies in the College of Education and by the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences in the College of Science.

Course contact details

Melissa Parker
353 61 234674