Taught course

Education Physical Education

University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences

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.

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.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Melissa Parker
353 61 234674