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
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Duration 2 years 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+Applicants must have the following academic qualifications:
(a) Minimum H2.2 Honours Bachelor Degree[1] (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 Fr...

Comment Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education
The Froebel Department’s educational and research focus is on progressive child-centred education. It seeks to foster quality teaching and learning, creativity, integration and sound practical classroom practice in various settings. The Department is involved in several international education initiatives, including the Froebel and Hope Foundation Teacher Education Partnership in Kolkata, India, and the Socrates–Erasmus programme.
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 skill 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.
Subjects Taught The course comprises aspects of teacher education such as foundation studies (e.g. psychology, sociology, history and philosophy of education); professional skills development (e.g. developing high levels of competency in professional English, mathematics and Irish) and curriculum and methodology (e.g. pedagogy associated with the primary school curriculum).
Careers or Further Progression The Professional Masters of Education (Primary) is designed to prepare students to be primary school teachers.
Further Enquiries Administrative:
Officer Rebecca Boyle
Tel: 01 4747400

Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, Block D, Rye Hall, North Campus,
Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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