Education - Primary Teaching

Hibernia College


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching
Course Provider Hibernia College
Course Code 22588 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Flexible, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PME
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Dates
September and April

Next Intake
Spring 2018
Application Date Late Submission Deadline
Wednesday 14th February 2018
Duration Two years (24 months)

School Experience
24 weeks in total

24 weeks undertaken in 3 schools - 2 blocks of 7 weeks and 1 block of 10 weeks.

This includes periods of observation, engagement in wider school activities, research, teaching, reflection and evaluation.

Onsite Delivery at Weekends

Onsite conferences: the entire intake meets together in a central venue.
Regional onsites: tutor groups meet in a regional venue.
Course Fee

Expand+Course tuition fees: €15,000

Fees are payable as follows:
Year 1: €7,500
Year 2: €7,500

A deposit payment of €1,000 is required to secure your place. The balance of Year 1 fees, €6,500 are payable by the applicable due date.

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Application Fee Application Fee €95
Entry Requirements •An honours degree, National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) Level 8. Note that the grade and subject of the degree are not relevant for the purpose of meeting the minimum entry requirements.

•A Masters degree or PhD that is of NFQ Level 9 or higher is accepted in lieu of the honours degree.

•Please note that an NFQ Level 8 higher diploma on its own does not fulfil this requirement.

Expand+Professional Accreditation
The Teaching Council

Academic Accreditation
QQI (Formerly HETAC)

4 weeks in the Gaeltacht

The Professional Master of Education (PME) in Primary Education is a 120-credit award at level 9 and the duration...

Course Content

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Subjects Taught

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On-demand online lectures, online tutorials and self-study

School Experience
24 weeks undertaken in 3 schools - 2 blocks of 7 weeks and 1 block of 10 weeks.

This includes periods of observation, engagement in wider school activ...

Assessment Method Assessment of the programme is conducted through a combination of written exam and oral exams (Gaeilge), and continuous assessment, including the assessment of school placement. Students will also have the opportunity to engage in educational research through the completion of a research thesis.
Number of Credits 120-credit
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