The MEd in Adult and Community Education is particularly suited to those who are seeking ways of understanding the connections between theoretical frameworks and the assumptions that underpin their work practices. This programme will provide the opportunity for participants to: - critically reflect on their experience in the field - develop the public debate on social justice and critical citizenship - have a thorough grounding and an understanding of the background to and influences on research in adult and community education
Minimum English language requirements: • IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score • TOEFL (Paper based test): 585 • TOEFL (Internet based test): 95 • PTE (Pearson): 62
Modules include advanced gender studies, advanced theories in adult and community education, ethical perspectives, power and politics, research methodology and group supervision and reflexive research.
For professionals working in the adult education sector including further education, this course provides the theoretical frameworks with which to explore and question the assumptions that underpin their workplace experience. It will also enable them to build critical reflection with respect to power relationships (among them gender, class, race, ethnicity and disability), pedagogical approaches and professional practice.
The following documents should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:
Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.