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MA Education

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MA in Education degree course provides graduates who have academic, professional or personal interests in education with an opportunity to pursue these through study and research at postgraduate level.

The programme offers a number of elective modules in Educational Sciences and Professional Development.

Students are exposed to a range of research skills and techniques which enable them to engage with, and produce, high quality educational research

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Applicants are expected to hold a good honours degree, and to show evidence of interest in educational issues.

Entry requirements

This programme is intended for applicants with an upper second class honours, or international equivalent in their primary degree and who demonstrate evidence of interest in educational issues.

•Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

1 year, Full-time

Careers or further progression

Graduates who have graduated with an MA in Education work in a diverse range of careers in education in roles such as: teachers, policy advisors, education professionals, education leaders, education outreach officers, and education and training officers.

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Sarah Conroy
Contact Number:+353 (0)1716 7965

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core

Education Research Design EDUC42640

Writing for Academic Purposes at Postgraduate Level; and introduction EDUC42760

Stage 1 - Option

Professional Development: Digital Learning Design EDUC40270

Education Sciences: Psychology Applied to Schools
EDUC40310

Leading a Learning Organisation EDUC40410

Responding to the Additional Support Needs of Learners (1):

Theoretical and Practical Perspectives EDUC40420

Thesis EDUC40470

Critical Policy Analysis EDUC41500

Educational Psychology and Positive Psychology EDUC41510

Children's Rights & Participation
EDUC41520

Contemporary Issues
EDUC41620

School leadership and the quality of teaching and learning: actors, agency, activities EDUC41640

Research Methods 1 EDUC41850

Research Methods 2 EDUC41860

Global Classroom EDUC41990

Guiding Effective T & L EDUC42090

Curriculum and Assessment EDUC42130

Students, Schools & Society EDUC42140

Equalitiy and Social Justice in Children's Learning EDUC42590

Curriculum and Pedagogy EDUC42610

Philosophical Perspectives on Education and Childhood EDUC42650

Thesis EDUC42690

Writing for Academic Purposes at Postgraduate Level; and introduction EDUC42760

Mentoring as Professional Dev EDUC42770

Children's Literature EDUC42780

History of Mental Health EDUC42900

Second Language Teaching and Learning SLL40180

Comment

The MA in Education degree course provides graduates who have academic, professional or personal interests in education with an opportunity to pursue these through study and research at postgraduate level.

Assessment method

Coursework is assessed principally by means of written assignments.

Application date

The following entry routes are available:

MA Education FT (W027)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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