Trinity College Dublin


The M.Ed. programme is a modular programme and prospective applicants can choose to study on a full-time or part-time basis over two or three years. The full-time programme takes twelve months.

Who is the programme for?
The programme is suitable for educational professionals, including teachers, and for individuals in related fields. Graduates in fields such as history, philosophy, psychology, administration, language, mathematics or science who wish to relate their particular fields of competence to the practice of education, will also be considered.

What are the M.Ed. strands?
• Drama in Education
• Early Intervention
• Critical Perspective on Education
• Higher Education
• Language Education
• Leadership and Policy in Education
• Mathematics Education
• Music in Education
• Positive Behaviour Management
• Science Education
• Diversity and Inclusion
• Psychology of Education

Please note, not all specialisms may run in a given academic year and are subject to minimum student numbers

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to hold a good honours degree (2:1) and have at least two years’ experience in the field of education (or similar). In order to complete the application, the applicant will require electronic copies of their undergraduate degree transcripts, the email addresses of two academic referees, and an up-to-date CV.

Application dates

Closing Date:
Closing date for all strands are outlined on the apply links in the course webpage - link below.


1 year full-time / 2 or 3 years part-time

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: September 2023

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Career Opportunities
This course covers a wide range of academic disciplines and prepares graduates for a career in teaching. Our graduates have also pursued careers in both the public and private sectors, including school counseling, careers guidance, curriculum development, publishing, and HR.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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