Education - Primary Teaching

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code 98930 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
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) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MA
Application Date When open for applications each year, this has a very strict closing date, please check the website for details.
PAC Application Information

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Applicants must have a current working email address to use this online application facility.

Non-EU Student applications may be submitted online via the Postgradua...

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Duration 2 years full-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support

Postgraduate students are sometimes eligible for more than funding. Tax relief and some medical entitlements are also a possibility. You can find information about budgeting, medical entitlements and tax relief by visiting: www.maynoothuni...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must have a 2.2 honours bachelor degree (major award at level 8) or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications, and in the Leaving Certificate Examination: a grade C3 or above in higher level Irish; a grade D3 or above in mathemati...

Comment Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education
The Froebel Department’s educational and research focus is on progressive child-centred education. It seeks to foster quality teaching and learning, creativity, integration and sound practical classroom practice in various settings. The Department is involved in several international education initiatives, including the Froebel and Hope Foundation Teacher Education Partnership in Kolkata, India, and the Socrates–Erasmus programme.
Course Content This course prepares graduates to prepare for a career in primary school teaching.
Subjects Taught The course comprises aspects of teacher education such as foundation studies (e.g. psychology, sociology, history and philosophy of education); professional skills development (e.g. developing high levels of competency in professional English, mathematics and Irish) and curriculum and methodology (e.g. pedagogy associated with the primary school curriculum).
Careers or Further Progression Careers
Graduates of the course fulfil all the requirements of the Department of Education and Skills and the Teaching Council to register as a teacher in the Republic of Ireland.
Further Enquiries Administrative:
Officer Rebecca Boyle
Tel: 01 4747400

Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, Block D, Rye Hall, North Campus,
Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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