M.Ed. On Campus

Inclusive Education

University College Dublin

24 months
10250 EUR/year
5250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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We are also offering direct entry to MEd Inclusive Education programme at the University College Dublin for applicants who hold a Graduate Diploma in Inclusive and Special Education (previously known as the Graduate Diploma in SEN). 


The course at the University College Dublin is a one-year part-time course consisting of 30 ECT credits in total with 20 credits allocated to a thesis and 10 credits allocated to core research methods.

It examines a range of types of disabilities and additional educational needs, in relation to aetiology, characteristics and appropriate inclusive interventions. 

It critically examines various approaches to the organisation of provision for students with disabilities/additional educational needs, including an exploration of the role, if any, of special schools within an Inclusive Education system

Careers & Employability

  • This Masters qualification in Inclusive Education will further the careers of Special Education Teachers, enabling them to perform a co-ordinating and managerial role in relation to provision for pupils with Additional Educational Needs in schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Thesis
  • Research Methods
  • Inclusion and Equality in Education
  • Inclusive Education for Pupils with AEN
  • Inclusive Teachers; Inclusive Classrooms

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who complete the full-time Graduate Diploma in Inclusive and Special Education have the option of transferring directly into Year 2 of the MEd Inclusive Education and obtaining this qualification by completing one module in Research Methods and a thesis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10250 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5250 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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