24 months
9000 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Education in Autism (MEdA) from Dublin City University is a unique, part-time, blended, two year programme focusing on the needs of educators working with children and young people with autism.

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The Master of Education in Autism from Dublin City University  supports graduates to learn the skills to work effectively and lead within collaborative whole school settings, student-support teams, and work effectively with colleagues in fostering inclusive practice.

The programme will be of particular interest to:

  • Teachers with a post-of-responsibility for special educational needs provision in schools at primary level, post primary level and in adult education settings.
  • Teachers working in special class settings for pupils on the autism spectrum in mainstream schools.
  • Teachers working in special schools who work with pupils on the autism spectrum.
  • Teachers who wish to further develop their expertise in the education of pupils on the autism spectrum in relation to content knowledge and research-informed approaches to evidence informed teaching.

Programme Structure


  • Understanding Autism
  • Autism: Planning, Teaching and Learning
  • Autism: Assessment, Profiling and Planning
  • Evidence Based Whole School Conclusion

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certified academic transcripts for each and every year of study
  • Brief CV highlighting relevant work experience, including at least one year in area of Special and Inclusive Education
  • Personal statement of 500 words maximum indicating area of research interest
  • Non Native English Speakers must submit evidence of competence in the English language as per DCU entry requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 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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