Maynooth University


Course Name Education
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH52G
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, Part time, Evening, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MA
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 21 March 2019
PAC Application Information Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, to apply for up to three courses at Maynooth University. Course selection can be from any of our PhD, Research and Taught Masters, Diplomas or Certificate courses. The fee is paid directly to PAC.
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Duration 1 year full-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support

Postgraduate students are sometimes eligible for more than funding. Tax relief and some medical entitlements are also a possibility. You can find information about budgeting, medical entitlements and tax relief by visiting: www.maynoothuni...

Entry Requirements

Expand+The Master of Education MH52G is not a teacher training course. It does not confer qualified teaching status.

This modular-based course will enhance the academic study of education in a supportive environment, through a reflective exploration of ...


Maynooth University Department of Education is at the forefront of postgraduate teacher education, leadership, and guidance and counselling in Ireland. We are concerned with the study of education and provide an energetic, dynamic, interdisciplinary research culture. We are engaged in a broad range of educational research. We work to develop and critique the provision of education, and we provide a series of courses aimed at education professionals.
Course Content

Expand+The Master of Education course is designed for primary and post-primary teachers, aspiring and existing leaders, early childhood educators, and other students and professionals interested in the field of educational studies. It aims to develop a deep...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students can choose between taking a Specialism and taking a General degree with the option of completing either a Thesis or a Capstone Project at the end of the programme. Key features of both options are outlined in the table below.


Careers or Further Progression Career Options
It aims to develop a deeper understanding of professional practice and the field of education as an academic discipline, and through the specialisms it allows a student to deepen their knowledge in a particular area of interest.
Further Enquiries Programme Director
Dr. Caitriona O'Toole
Executive Assistant Georgina Sherlock
Tel: +353 (0)1 708 3656 / 3472
Address: Education Department, Education House,
Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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