Education - Post Primary Teaching

Your Course
In preparing teachers for the post-primary sector, this programme aims to guide and facilitate student teachers' initial entry into teaching and provide a solid theoretical foundation to support and aid their preparation for professional practice within the classroom.

Subjects taught

Modules include
• Professional Studies;
• Educational Sciences;
• Professional Practice/School Placement;
• Subject-Teaching Methodologies;
• Practitioner-Based Research.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Primary degree Level 8.

Garda vetting/police clearance is required for this programme.

You can find more details about the university's police clearance policy at admissions/admissionspoliciesandregulations

Application dates

Application Closing Date: 31st January 2022.


2 years, full-time.

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
Graduates of the Professional Master of Education are eligible to register with the Teaching Council and can take up teaching positions in second-level schools across Ireland. The PME qualification is widely recognised internationally and many PME graduates have travelled and worked as teachers across Europe and further afield after qualifying.

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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