Education - Professional Masters

University of Limerick


Course Name Education - Professional Masters
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 104806 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters PME
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

Please have the following documents ready to upload with your application: (please note your application will not be processed without these required documents)

Please ensure you complete pages 1-9 on the Subject Declar...

Application Date Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.
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Duration 2 Years Full Time PMEDUCTFAD
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Application Fee An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/ Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes
Entry Requirements

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Applicants must possess a relevant primary degree at 2.2 honours level or higher (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland or equivalent) or be about to graduate with such a degree. In line with Teaching Council an...

Comment School Placements

Placements are organised by the School Placement Office ( schoolplacement). While every effort is made to place student teachers in their preferred geographical location no guarantee can be made that this will happen.
Course Content


Important Dates: The first round of interviews will take place in early March.

The Professional Master of Education is a two-year full-time initial teacher education programme designed to qualify post-primary teachers in the following ...

Subjects Taught

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Semester 1
•Becoming a Teacher: Identity and Agency,
•Understanding Learning
•Planning for School Placement
•Pedagogy modules*2

Semester 2
•School Placement 1
•Research Methods 1
•Pedagogy modules *2

Year 2

Semester 3

Further Enquiries


The programme coordinator, who coordinates across the different disciplines, is
Dr Orla McCormack, School of Education
Tel: (061) 202760, Email:

Ger Slattery
(061) 202813


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