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Education - Post Primary Teaching

Your course
In preparing teachers for the post-primary sector, the 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.

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

Entry requirements

Primary degree Level 8.

GARDA VETTING/POLICE CLEARANCE:
Garda vetting/ police clearance is required for this programme.

Duration

2 years, full-time.

Careers or further progression

Career opportunities
This new qualification in Initial Teacher Education at Master’s level will qualify graduates for employment as a post-primary teacher and is recognised in Ireland, Europe and non-EU countries.

Further enquiries

Ms Sinéad Coyne
T: +353 91 492 195
E: education@nuigalway.ie

Comment

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE:
Professional Master of Education (PME). Applicants may also be interested in the Máistir Gairmiúil san Oideachas (MGO).

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. Accreditation: The programme is professionally accredited by the Teaching Council.

2. Excellent prospects: Graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a post-primary teacher in Ireland and other countries.

3. Placement: throughout each of the two years of the programme, students have two school placements (one per year) and these will provide a rich experiential base for their initial development as a professional teacher.

Application date

CLOSING DATE: 1 December 2016

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