Taught course

Education Technology

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

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a 2.2 degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland or equivalent) in a relevant Engineering/Technology or Construction/Wood technology discipline. For example, those wishing to apply for the Engineering Technology option of the programme must hold a suitable degree in the general area of Manufacturing Engineering/Technology, Mechanical Engineering or a similar area that reflects the content of the Leaving Certificate Engineering/Technology subject. Those applying for the Construction Studies option must also hold a degree in the relevant area. Areas of study include Construction/Building Technology, Architecture, Wood Science, Furniture Design and Civil Engineering - See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/professional-master-education-technology

Months of entry


Course content

The Professional Master of Education (Technology) is a two-year full-time initial teacher education programme designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to become post-primary teachers of technology subjects including: Engineering, Technology, Construction Studies, and Design & Communication Graphics. The programme promotes an interactive and design driven approach to technology education. The programme combines practice-based school placement with interactive lectures and tutorials to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to begin their professional career as a technology teacher. Applicants must possess a relevant primary degree at 2.2 honours level or higher (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland or equivalent). Successful completion of a skills test and interview will be a requirement to obtain a place on the programme - See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/professional-master-education-technology

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 has two strands depending on the applicant's degree and qualifications: * Education (Technology) - Construction Technology * Education (Technology) - Engineering Technology The programme qualifies graduates who wish to become teachers of Engineering/Technology and Design and Communication Graphics or Construction Studies and Design and Communication Graphics.

Course contact details

Diarmaid Lane
+35361 213532