Education Studies - Inquiry-Based Learning

Marino Institute of Education


Course Name Education Studies - Inquiry-Based Learning
Course Provider Marino Institute of Education
Alternative Provider(s) Trinity College Dublin
Course Code 98610 (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 Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Griffith Avenue
Qualification Letters MA
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Duration 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
An honours degree (level 8) with second class honours or higher and at least three years teaching or equivalent professional experience. In exceptional cases applicants who meet the honours degree requirement but do not have the necessary experience may be considered for the course. English Language Requirement: IELTS Level 6.5 (or equivalent).
Comment Award Level: NFQ 9
Awarding body: Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
Course Content

Expand+The Master in Education Studies (Inquiry-Based Learning) is an innovative and unique Masters course that taps into the widespread and growing interest in inquiry-based learning at all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education.


Subjects Taught

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Year 1
Module 1
• Pedagogy, Learning and Education
• What is education for?
• The relevance of virtues
• Education under pressure in our culture
• Contemporary Issues in Educational Research
• Postgraduate Reading and Writing...

Assessment Method How is the course assessed?
Assessment is linked to the modular nature of the course. It consists of a variety of assessment methods in year 1 followed by a research proposal and dissertation in year 2.
Number of Credits ECTS Credits: 90
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