Special Education - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - St. Angela's

Special Education - Sligo St. Angela's

Research methods are critical to successful study at MA level and will incorporate problem-solving activities, action research in professional contexts and the opportunity to link theory and practice in general and in terms of the execution of coursework. Participants accepted onto the Masters stage of the programme will have achieved an increased level of competence and confidence within the Professional Studies in Special Educational Needs pathway. They will also be looking forward to choosing the area of study for their MA dissertation and beginning to reflect on possible research methodologies for their dissertation.

Study Hours
Each 15 credit module holds a total student effort of 300 hours. Total student effort comprises contact hours, tutor directed study and independent study

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for those looking to become change agents within schools, other educational settings, and the broader education community by promoting and leading inclusive pedagogy through innovative evidence-informed practice underpinned by a research culture in inclusive and special education.

Subjects taught

What will I study?
Advanced Research

Entry requirements

Applicants require an award of H2.2 or higher in the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Special Education programme in order to be considered for this MA.


1 year part-time.

On-Campus Attendance
The Advanced Research module is delivered exclusively online in Semester 1, with the exception of one half-day on-campus workshop. This is held in late January, usually on a Saturday.

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

  • Apply to

    Course provider