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Education - Full Time 1 Year

Course Description

The M.Ed. programme is designed for learners who wish to develop and enrich their own knowledge and practice in their specific areas of education and who aspire to leadership positions.

M.Ed. students register on one of the twelve strands of the programme, giving them the opportunity to further their understanding of educational theory and research, contemporary issues, and practice and policy issues within their specialisms. All students also attend a common research module.

The M.Ed. programme is a modular programme and prospective applicants can choose to study on a full-time or part-time basis over two or three years. The full-time programme takes twelve months.

Who is the programme for?
The programme is suitable for educational professionals, including teachers, and for individuals in related fields. Graduates in fields such as history, philosophy, psychology, administration, language, mathematics or science who wish to relate their particular fields of competence to the practice of education, will also be considered.

What are the M.Ed. strands?
• Drama in Education
• Early Intervention
• Critical Perspective on Education
• Higher Education
• Language Education
• Leadership and Management in Education
• Mathematics Education
• Music in Education
• Positive Behaviour Management
• Science Education
• Special Educational Needs
• Psychology of Education
Please note, not all specialisms may run in a given academic year and are subject to minimum student numbers

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to hold a good honours degree (2:1) and have at least two years' experience in the field of education (or similar). In order to complete the application, the applicant will require electronic copies of their undergraduate degree transcripts, the email addresses of two academic referees, and an up-to-date CV.

Duration

1 year Full Time

Programme Details
The Master in Education (M.Ed.) programme is a modular programme, and prospective applicants may choose one of the following study modes.

• Option 1: Full-time (see note 1)
5 taught modules and 20,000 word dissertation completed in one year.
Students intending to apply for the full-time route (option 1) must submit a description of their area of research interest when applying.

• Option 2: Part-time (see note 2)
5 taught modules and 20,000 word dissertation completed over two years
The taught component is completed in year 1, and the dissertation is completed in year 2.

• Option 3: Part-time (see note 3)
5 taught modules and 20,000 word dissertation completed over three years. 3 taught modules are completed in year 1, 2 taught modules are completed in year 2, and the dissertation is completed in year 3.

Further enquiries

Telephone Number
+353-1-896 3568 / 1290
Email: master.education@tcd.ie

Subjects taught

Course structure
The M.Ed. programme is built around the following distinct specialisms. Please note, not all specialisms may run in a given academic year and are subject to minimum student numbers. Please see details below;
• Drama in Education
• Early Intervention
• Critical Perspectives in Education
• Higher Education
• Language Education
• Leadership and Management in Education
• Mathematics Education
• Music in Education
• Positive Behaviour Management
• Psychology of Education
• Science Education
• Special Educational Needs

Comment

Specialisms
To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below
Master in Education Co-Operative Learning, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Drama in Education, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Early Intervention, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Foundation Studies, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Leadership and Management in Education, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Mathematics Education, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Music, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Positive Behaviour Management, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Science Education, 1 year full-time 
Master in Education Special Educational Needs, 1 year full-time

Application date

All strands - 30th June 2020 With the exception of the Master in Education Leadership and Management in Education (all three strands), Drama in Education (all three strands) and Music in Education (all three strands) with a closing date 31st May 2020.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake September 2020

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