12 months
14000 EUR/year
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This taught Education programme from Maynooth University is designed for those interested in the field of educational studies. Its flexible modular design offers the opportunity of completing a Master of Education Degree full-time, in one year, or part-time, over two or more years.

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Key Features

Students of the Education programme from Maynooth University can choose a specialism option or a general option. The specialisms on offer are Educational Leadership, Teacher Education, Early Childhood Teaching and Learning, and Social Justice Education.

Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and some other postgraduate courses are eligible for module exemptions.

It is possible to study modules of particular interest without completing a Master of Education degree or to exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies after completing 60 credits.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Education
  • Critical Reflections on Education
  • Contextualising & Communicating Your Research
  • Exploring Quality in Teaching & Learning
  • Coaching in Education
  • Educational Policy and Legislation: Navigating Official Landscapes
  • Science Education: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Learning and Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Modules are offered on a two year rotation cycle. Not all modules are offered every year. 
  • This modular programme offers a coherent, dynamic, postgraduate learning experience for teachers, educators and other professionals interested in the field of educational studies.
  • Applicants will hold the equivalent of an honours degree and/or honours postgraduate diploma.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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