Education - Post Primary Teaching

University College Cork

 

Course Name Education - Post Primary Teaching
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PEC01
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PME
Application Date Application/Documentation Dates and Fees

Fee Application Closing Date Documentation Closing Date

Standard Applications €80 Thursday 1st December 2016 Thursday 8th December 2016

Late Applications €120 Friday 17th February 2017 Friday 24th February 2017
PAC Application Information

Expand+PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAMME IS PRESENTLY OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE AUTUMN 2017 INTAKE. THE PROGRAMME HAS A CLOSING DATE OF 1st DECEMBER 2016 (now passed) AND A LATE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS OF 17TH FEBRUARY 2017. If you wish to make a l...

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Duration 2 year Full-time
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applications must be made through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (http://www.pac.ie/pme - Code PEC01. The course is designed to qualify graduates as Post-Primary Teachers (Secondary School Teachers). You must have, or expect to have, by the sta...

Course Content

Expand+The PME in UCC is a two-year, full-time teacher education course designed to qualify graduates as post-primary secondary school teachers. It is fully recognised and accredited by the Teaching Council of Ireland for the purpose of registration as a po...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
Students take 60 credits as follows: Core Modules (50 credits)

ED6301 Philosophy and History of Education (5 credits)
ED6302 Introduction to Psychology and Sociology of Education (5 credits)
ED6303 Curriculum and Assessment (5 credits)
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Assessment Method

Expand+Assessment for the PME is primarily by continuous assessment with a small number of written exams. Continuous assessment includes project work related to the various modules culminating with the writing up of a larger piece of professional classroom/...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduates of the PME will be well equipped to begin a teaching career in Ireland or abroad. Despite the current economic situation, there are still opportunities for beginning teaching graduates and for progression within Irish schools. Our graduates...

Further Enquiries Enquiries may be directed in the first instance to the following E-mail address: education@ucc.ie

School of Education Website Address: School of Education UCC

The Course Co-ordinator is Dr. Brian Murphy, Senior Lecturer in Education, School of Education, UCC.
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