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Education - Home Economics

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.

Entry requirements

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


2 Years part-time

Further enquiries

Amanda McCloat
Head of Home Economics Department
St. Angela's College
Lough Gill Sligo

T: 071-9135656

Subjects taught

Programme Content & Structure:
The Master of Education (Home Economics) programme is a part time two year (90 ECTs) modular degree. The delivery of the programme blends online and face-to-face tutorials which is specifically designed to accommodate the requirements of Home Economics teachers.

Year 1 - 45 ECTs
Module 1: Professional Inquiry in Contemporary Home Economics / Home Economics Education (15 ECTs)
Module 2: Research Methods (15 ECTs)
Module 3: Participants select One module from the following options:
• Nutrition, Diet & Health (15 ECTs)
• Family, Youth and Child Studies (15 ECTs)
• Applied Studies in Fashion and Textile Craft Education (15 ECTs)

Year 2 - 45 ECTs
Module 1: Advanced Research and Dissertation (45 ECTs).

Application date

Application Process:
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