This is a part-time Modular Programme and is open to Irish/EU Students only.The M.Ed degree is a modularised programme and can be attained through a credit accumulation process. The focus being 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 not that a minimum and maximum quota of students will be applied to each module. In 2014, selection of students is to be based on teaching qualification, academic record, professional experience and the online supplementary Candidates Statement submitted to PAC.CKE59 - MEd Modular (120 credit route) :Applicants meeting the initial entry requirements should apply for the 120 credit route.CKE67 - MEd Modular (60 credit route) :Applicants meeting the initial entry requirements and who have an approved postgraduate diploma in the general education area or equivalent (with an honours grade) should apply for the 60 credit route. Equivalencies are subject to the Department and College approval. A total of 120 credits, or 60 credits in the case of a holder of one of the approved diplomas, must be completed. Students are limited to studying a maximum of 30 credits in any one semester (for example a maximum 60 credits in any one year). Teaching periods are September-December and January-March/April).
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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