University College Dublin


Course Name Education
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W027
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) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2022/2023 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MA Education FT (W027)


Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Applicants are expected to hold a with an upper second class honours (2.1), or international equivalent in their primary degree and who demonstrate evidence of interest in educational issues.
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Duration 1 year full time.
Course Fee MA Education (W027) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7610
nonEU fee per year - € 20500

***Fees are subject to change
Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements This programme is intended for applicants with an upper second class honours, or international equivalent in their primary degree and who demonstrate evidence of interest in educational issues.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

These are the minimum entry requirements – additional criteria may be requested for some programmes
Course Content

Expand+MA Education
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MA in Education degree course provides graduates who have academic, professional or personal interests in education with an opportunity to pursue these through study and research at postgra...

Subjects Taught Core Modules:

Research Methods 1
Development education
Mentoring and Leading Learning
Educational Research Writing
MA (Ed) Thesis
Option Modules (3 out of 8 modules):

Ed.Sc:Psych in Schools(MEd/MA)
Critical Policy Analysis
Children's Rights & Participat
School Effectiveness
Inclusive Education
Equalities Childrens Learning
History of Childhood&Learning
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Graduates who have graduated with an MA in Education work in a diverse range of careers in education in roles such as: teachers, policy advisors, education professionals, education leaders, education outreach officers, and education and training officers.
Further Enquiries CONTACT NAME:Yuxuan Chen
CONTACT NUMBER:+353 (01) 716 7967
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