Postgraduate
MEd Critical Perspective on Education

Trinity College Dublin

Course Overview


The M.Ed. programme is designed for learners who wish to develop and enrich their own knowledge and practice in their specific areas of education and who aspire to leadership positions.

M.Ed. students register on one of the twelve strands of the programme, giving them the opportunity to further their understanding of educational theory and research, contemporary issues, and practice and policy issues within their specialisms. All students also attend a common research module.
The M.Ed. programme is a modular programme and prospective applicants can choose to study on a full-time or part-time basis over two or three years. The full-time programme takes twelve months.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Dublin City

What is the length of the course?

12 Months (1 Year) Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 12,476

Living Costs per year

€ 12,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • Participants will be involved in practice focused workshops and seminars, interactive learning environments and the use of blended learning methodologies.
  • The course is open to academic staff at all levels within the higher education system, as well as appropriately qualified professionals who aim to pursue an academic career.
  • The course employs a variety of innovative approaches, including problem based learning and micro-teaching sessions.
  • Students can work during studies.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

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As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

An application form, two academic references and an up-to-date CV are required for all applications. Students applying to the Full-time route are also required to submit a description of their area of research interest.

English Requirements

• IELTS: Grade 6.5 overall
• TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based. The test taken here should be TOEFL IBT
• Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)
• Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 110/160, dated since January 2020

Special Entry Requirements

n/a

Career Prospects


Notes


The M.Ed. is an academic programme and not a professional programme. While the M.Ed. allows students to explore issues in education and aims to enhance participants’ knowledge and practice in educational spheres, it is not designed so as to qualify graduates to teach.