Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching)

Dublin City University    Institute of Education

Full time See Course Other 2 years full-time
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The Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching) (PMEP) programme is designed to equip aspiring teachers with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their teaching careers. This intensive and rewarding programme focuses on principles, curriculum knowledge, and pedagogical understanding. You will have the opportunity to critically engage with the ever-changing landscape of primary education, ensuring you are prepared for the challenges ahead. To be eligible for the programme, you must achieve a minimum of 65% on the Teastas Eorpach Gaeilge (TEG) Level B1 Oral Irish examination. Join us at the DCU Institute of Education, where innovation, excellence, and inclusivity are at the core of our teaching philosophy.

About the course

The Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching) (PMEP) programme equips students with the principles, curriculum knowledge and pedagogical understanding with which to begin their teaching careers as competent and committed professionals. The programme 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 programme aims to develop graduates who:

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Entry Requirements

Candidates wishing to apply for the Professional Masters of Education (Primary Teaching) MUST take Teastas Eorpach Gaeilge (TEG) Level B1 Oral Irish examination. A minimum of 65% must be attained on this examination to be eligible to apply for the PME (Primary) programme.


EU Status Fee - €5,564

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