Education - Music - Professional Master of Education

The Professional Master of Education (Music) is specially designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to become teachers of music. This course will prepare you to teach music in innovative and creative ways and will introduce you to research in music education.


2 years full-time.

Further enquiries

Course Director
Jean Downey
Tel: +353 (0) 61 213160

Subjects taught

Semester 1:
Becoming a Teacher:
Identity and Agency,
Understanding Learning,
Planning for School Placement,
Practical Skills of Music 1,
Music Pedagogy

Semester 2:
Understanding Teaching and Learning,
School Placement 1,
Research Methods 1,
Practical Skills of Music 2

Semester 3:
Understanding Schools,
School Placement 2,
Research Methods 2,
Practical Skills of Music 3

Semester 4:
Curriculum Policy and Reform,
History, Policy & Contemporary Issues in Education,
Teacher as Professional Practitioner,
Research and Practice Portfolio,
Reporting Educational Research,
Music Education Independent Study.

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