Education - Modular

University College Cork


Course Name Education - Modular
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE59 CKE67
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 Part time, Flexible
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MEd Modular
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 2nd September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

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Duration 1 to 5 years
Teaching Mode: Part-Time

The programme can be studied in a flexible timescale within a 5 year period.

(This is a part-time Modular Programme and is open to Irish/EU Students only).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+To apply for entry to the M.Ed degree modular programme you must hold:
-a primary degree and the Professional Master of Education (formerly the Postgraduate/Higher Diploma in Education) with a second class honours in one (or its' equivalent...


Expand+Course Practicalities
Lectures are timetabled to facilitate working teachers. Each 15 credit module is timetabled for two hours (e.g.5-7 pm or7-9 pm) on one night per week. Lectures are currently timetabled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays duri...

Course Content

Expand+The M.Ed degree is a modularised programme and can be attained through a credit accumulation process, the focus being on the continuing professional development of teachers at all levels of education. Students can design their own special programme ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The M.Ed degree offers a variety of taught modules that focus on core areas of the course, e.g. early childhood education, literacy, second language teaching, mathematics, information and communications technology, physical and health education.


Assessment Method All assessment of M.Ed degree modules is by project work (normally 5,000 words), leading to the completion of a 15,000 word dissertation based on your professional research interests. There are no end-of-year written examinations. All M.Ed degree modules feature readings, reflections, presentations and other in-class assignments.
Number of Credits 60 or 120
Careers or Further Progression

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The MEd offers:
Continuing professional development for educators at all levels. A broad knowledge of educational studies and an introduction to key research in this area. Critical reflection on educational theory ...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Anita Cronin
+ 353 21 490 2467
Claire Dooley
+353 (0)21 490 2467
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