MEd Leadership and Management in Education

Trinity College Dublin

Course Overview

This programme aims to allow students to engage with the range of language issues faced by teachers and learners in diverse educational settings.

It is designed to equip students with the academic and professional skills to negotiate the challenges and opportunities presented by language in school and society, including literacy development amongst diverse socioeconomic groups, increasing cultural and linguistic diversity, bilingualism and multilingualism, second language acquisition.

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?


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

  • Trinity is the #1 ranked university in Ireland
  • One of the only European countries to provide a 2 year graduate work visa
  • The taught component comprises five modules including the common M.Ed. module on Academic Literacy and Research Methods module.
  • 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

Applicants are normally expected to hold a good honors degree (2:1) and have at least two years’ experience in the field of education (or similar). In order to complete the application, the applicant will require electronic copies of their undergraduate degree transcripts, the email addresses of two academic referees, and an up-to-date CV.

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


Career Prospects


  • The Language Education strands on the M.Ed. is an academic programme designed to advance students’ knowledge and practice in the area of language and language education. As such, it is not designed to qualify students as language teachers. Completing the M.Ed. (Language Education) may, however, advance graduates’ employment and advancement opportunities.
  • All applicants should have a minimum of 5 years employment experience in an educational setting with a leadership and management aspect to their role. The deadline date for the Leadership and Management strand is the 31st May for the following academic year. No late applications will be considered.