Home Economics - Education

ATU - Sligo St. Angela's

Home Economics - Education

Programme Description:
The Master of Education (Home Economics) Degree is an interdisciplinary postgraduate programme which aims to enhance teaching, learning and research in Home Economics / Home Economics education. The M.Ed. (Home Economics) will facilitate participants to understand and critically evaluate contemporary educational policy and practices in Home Economics / Home Economics education and apply relevant knowledge, theory and research findings in order to inform and enhance their professional practice.

Subjects taught

Programme Content and Structure:
The programme is delivered fully online with a combination of live and pre-recorded lectures specifically designed to accommodate the requirements of Home Economics teachers.

Year 1: 45 ECTs (may be subject to change)

Module 1: Professional Inquiry in Home Economics / Home Economics Education (15 ECTs)

Module 2: Participants select one module from the following options (availability subject to numbers):

• Nutrition, Diet & Health (15 ECTs) or
• Family, Youth and Child Studies (15 ECTs) or
• Applied Studies in Fashion and Textile Craft Education (15 ECTs)

Module 3: Research Methods (15 ECTs)

Year 2: 45 ECTs
Module 1: Advanced Research (15 ECTs)
Module 2: Dissertation Module (30 ECTs)

Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Education (Home Economics) Degree or an equivalent qualification in Home Economics at a minimum of H2.2.

Application dates

Please complete and submit an M.Ed. (Home Economics) Application Form 2022 (see application weblink field)


Two years Part-time

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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