Education - Primary Teaching

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code 98930 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
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) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start date: September 2022
Application Date

Expand+** Important Notice ** Application Procedure for September 2022

Applications are invited from holders of an Honours Bachelor Degree (180 credits) for admission to this full-time 2 year course which will commence in September 2022. The minimum en...

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Duration 2 years full-time
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Financial Support Student Grants:

SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) is Ireland’s single national awarding authority for all higher and further education grants. Further information regarding the Student Grant Scheme for the academic year will be available in coming months on the SUSI website at
Entry Requirements

Expand+Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) for all candidates

Please note that prospective applicants must have completed and achieved 65% or higher in the oral component of the Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) Irish examination prior...


Expand+Gaeltacht Placement
Attendance and Cost: All students who gain entry to the programme are required to attend two residential placements in the Gaeltacht. Each placement will be of two weeks’ duration. It should be noted that this is a compulsory ...

Course Content The Professional Masters of Education (Primary) is a full-time, two-year course designed to equip student teachers with the range of knowledge and skills related to the profession of primary school teaching and its curriculum. The course structure enables student teachers to make real connections between the theory and practice of education. This is achieved through the blend of methodology and foundation discipline courses on offer.
Careers or Further Progression The Professional Masters of Education (Primary) is designed to prepare students to be primary school teachers.
Further Enquiries Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, Maynooth University
Telephone: (01) 4747413
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