Education - Management in Education

Waterford Institute of Technology


Course Name Education - Management in Education
Course Provider Waterford Institute of Technology
Course Code WD548
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Waterford City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Courses Starting in September 2019
Classes Begin Week of 9th September 2019.

Open Evening Wednesday 21st August 2019, 5pm - 7pm.
Application Date Courses Starting in September 2019
Online Applications Open: Monday 10th June
Closing Date for Undergrad Applications: 15th August

Springboard & Part-time Open Evening: Wednesday August 21st 5.00-7.00pm.
PAC Application Information How to apply
Applications for this programme are made online by going to (Code WD548).

In order to apply for a single module, please contact the Programme Administrator (
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Duration Participants have up to five years to complete the programme.
Saturday, 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Course Fee

Expand+€700 per 10 credit module and €1,400 per 20 credit module.

As all adult education courses operate on a self-financing basis, students are required to pay their own tuition fees. Please note undergraduate applications cannot be processed until ...

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Financial Support

Expand+Bursary for Applicants in Receipt of Social Welfare Payments We encourage those in receipt of Social Welfare benefits to apply as part time students to WIT. Applicants in receipt of these payments may apply for a bursary rate (circa 25% discount) for...

Entry Requirements • An Honours Degree or equivalent
• Three years postgraduate experience in an education environment.
• Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English, please see WIT’s English Language Requirements for details.
• Applicants must have access to an educational organisation where research may be carried out.
Comment Qualification MA in Management in Education (Level 9, 90 credits)

English Language Competency
All applicants must demonstrate that they have sufficient English-language competency in order to take part in the course. Please see the Student Information section of the website for more information.
Course Content

The MA in Management in Education is a practical programme for education professionals to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies in educational leadership and management. The programme aims to develop participants’ self-conf...

Subjects Taught

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The programme offers a range of mandatory and elective modules to develop participants’ skills for effective educational leadership:

Mandatory Modules
• Academic Enquiry (10)
• Leadership and Management in Education (10)

Assessment Method Continuous assessment.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Progression and Career Opportunities
On successful completion of the Masters in Management in Education, graduates may progress to doctoral studies at WIT or another Higher Education Institution subject to meeting the specific entry criteria.
Further Enquiries Programme Leader: Dr. Anne Graham Cagney

Postgraduate Administrator: Suzanne Ryan
T: 051 302225,
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