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Management in Education (MAME)

Master in Education (MAME) NFQ Level 9 (In conjunction with Waterford Institute of Technology)

Aim of Programme
The MAME is a practical programme for education professionals to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies in educational leadership and management. The MAME has been designed by educational leaders in Waterford Institute of Technology to reflect the key changes taking place in education practice and policy both nationally and internationally. In order to meet the continuing professional development needs of educational professionals across the spectrum of education. By connecting theory to practice, participants are encouraged to actively engage and work with likeminded professionals to enhance their learning experience. It is a part-time, flexible programme, delivered in blended mode, and designed to meet the needs of busy professionals.

This programme is designed to reflect the key changes taking place in education practice and policy both nationally and internationally.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
An Honours Degree or equivalent and three years postgraduate experience. Applicants must have access to work in an educational organisation.

Further enquiries

Suzanne Ryan -
Tel: 051 302225

Further Information
Please contact,
Programme Leader
Dr Anne Graham Cagney


Programme Administrator:
Suzanne Ryan
t: 051 302225

Subjects taught

Programme Structure
The programme comprises mandatory and elective modules:

Mandatory Modules
• Academic Enquiry
• Leadership and Management in Education
• Educational Leadership and Personal Development
• Education Research Methods
• Action Research in Education
• Education Research Project

Elective Modules (choose three)
• Education Law
• Educational Innovation & Entrepreneurship
• Financial Management
• Human Resource Management
• Independent Learning Project
• Information Technology
• Mentoring
• Public Relations in Education
• Strategic Planning and Development for Educators
• Sustainability in Education


NFQ Level 9

Application date

How to Apply
Applications for this programme are made online by going to Code WD548

Course fee

€700 per 10 credit module and
€1,400 per 20 credit module

Enrolment and start dates

Contact Athlone IT for next course start date.

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