M.Ed. On Campus


University College Cork

12 months
1125 EUR/module
Tuition fee
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The Education masters degree at University College Cork is a modularised programme and can be attained through a credit accumulation process, the focus is on the continuing professional development of teachers at all levels of education.


Students can design their own special programme from the available modules to suit their own professional specialisation, research areas and personal interests. However, students should note that a minimum and maximum quota of students will be applied to each module. 

The Education degree at University College Cork offers a variety of taught modules that focus on core areas of the course, e.g. early childhood education, literacy, second language teaching, mathematics, information and communications technology, physical and health education.


M.Ed degree graduates have gone on to other posts in the education sector, e.g. school Principals, the inspectorate, college lectureships, research positions and the professional development service for teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Learning as Identity: Teaching Implications
  • Sport Pedagogy in PE & Youth Sport
  • Developing Numeracy in the Classroom
  • Intersections of Identity and Practice in Inclusive Education
  • Child Development, Play & Active Learning in Early Childhood
  • Collaborative Practice in Educational Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for entry to the M.Ed degree modular programme you must hold:

  • a primary degree and postgraduate Diploma in Education, with a second class honours in one (or its equivalent)

  • or have a second class honours BEd degree, (or its equivalent)

  • or have a second class honours BSc (Education in Physical Sciences), (or its equivalent)

  • or have a second class honours Grade 1 (2H1) BA (Hons) Degree in Early Years & Chilhood Studies (or its equivalent)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in English and the Teaching of English

  • An tArd Teastas i dTeagasc agus i Litriocht na Gaeilge

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    1125 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1125 EUR per module during 12 months.

Fee per 15 credit module.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 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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