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 2020
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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 pri...

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 2020/2021 will be available in coming months on the SUSI website at
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must have the following academic qualifications:

(a) Minimum H2.2 Honours Bachelor Degree (Major Award at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) or a major award at Level 9 or a major award at Level 10 on the National Fram...


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 This is a full-time postgraduate teacher education programme for primary teaching (2020–2022) for persons who possess an honours Bachelor Degree at Level 8 or those who expect to have successfully completed final examinations before Monday, 6 July 2020.
Careers or Further Progression Persons who successfully complete this programme are eligible to be registered by the Teaching Council under Route 1: Primary and will thereby be eligible for appointment in primary schools.
Further Enquiries Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, Maynooth University
Telephone:(01) 4747400
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