Taught course

Education Technology

University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences

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.

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.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Diarmaid Lane
+35361 213532