Management in Education

The MA in Management in Education (MAME) is a practical programme for education professionals to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies in educational leadership and management. The MAME has been designed by educational leaders to reflect the key changes taking place in education practice and policy both nationally and internationally. In order to meet the continuing professional development needs of educational professionals across the spectrum of education. By connecting theory to practice, participants are encouraged to actively engage and work with like-minded professionals to enhance their learning experience. It is a part-time, flexible programme, delivered in blended mode, and designed to meet the needs of busy professionals.

Entry requirements

• An Honours Degree or equivalent and three years postgraduate experience. Applicants must have access to work in an educational organisation.

• Applications for this programme are made online by going to Code WD548

• In order to apply for a single module, please contact the Programme Administrator For more detailed information about this programme including draft timetable 2018/19, see


Saturdays, 10am - 4pm.

Number of credits


Further enquiries

Further Information Programme Leader: Dr Anne Graham Cagney Programme Administrator: Suzanne Ryan,
051 302225

Subjects taught

Programme Structure
The programme offers a range of mandatory and elective modules to develop participants' skills for effective educational leadership:

Mandatory Modules
Academic Enquiry
Leadership and Management in Education
Educational Leadership and Personal Development
Education Research Methods
Action Research in Education
Education Research Project*
*20 credit module - all other modules are worth 10 credits

Elective Modules (Choose Three)
Education Law
Educational Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Financial Management
Human Resource Management
Independent Learning Project
Information Technology
Public Relations in Education
Strategic Planning and Development for
Sustainability in Education


Qualification MA in Management in Education (90 credits, Level 9)

Application date

Closing Date 31 August 2018

Course fee

Cost €700 per 10 credit module, €1,400 per 20 credit module

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