M.Ed. On Campus

Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching)

Dublin City University

24 months
5564 EUR/year
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The Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching) (PMEP) programme at Dublin City University equips students with the principles, curriculum knowledge and pedagogical understanding with which to begin their teaching careers as competent and committed professionals.


The Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching) (PMEP) programme at Dublin City University is responsive to the changing contexts of primary education, offering student teachers opportunities to engage critically with the interface between society and education.

As with any professional course, the Professional Master of Education is intensive and requires a considerable commitment from students. It is also a rewarding and interesting experience and you will find that you have been comprehensively prepared for your teaching career.


The PME is not only a gateway to the primary teaching profession, but also to a number of other careers in the areas of educational administration, consulting, content writing, research and educational policy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Children in Learning Contexts

  • Inquiry-based Learning in STEM

  • Learning through Language & Literacy

  • Learning through Arts & Movement

  • Children as Agents in Different Contexts

  • Enabling Learning

  • Working in Schools & Classrooms

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to take Teastas Eorpach Gaeilge (TEG) Level B1 Oral Irish examination
  • Candidates must include their results from the TEG Level B1 Oral Irish examinations as part of their application to the Professional Masters in Education (Primary Teaching). 

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    5564 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5564 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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Updated over a year ago

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