• Ulster University Featured Masters Courses
  • Jacobs University Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Cambridge Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • FindA University Ltd Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
King’s College London Featured Masters Courses
University of St Andrews Featured Masters Courses
Kingston University Featured Masters Courses
Cass Business School Featured Masters Courses
Bath Spa University Featured Masters Courses

Adult and Community Education (MEd)

Course Description


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

See the website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/adult-and-community-education/our-courses/med-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

Career Options

The MEd is particularly suited to those who are seeking theoretical frameworks from which to explore and question the assumptions that underpin their work practices and critical reflection.

Find out how to apply here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/adult-and-community-education/our-courses/med-adult-and-community-education#tabs-apply

Find information on Scholarships here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships

Visit the Adult and Community Education (MEd) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have a primary degree with a minimum grade of 2:1 in one of the social sciences (adult education, community work, social care, sociology, political science, economics, psychology, anthropology, education etc.) or have a minimum grade of 2:1 in the Postgraduate Diploma in Adult, Community and Further Education/the Higher Diploma in Further Education. Please note: The University may waive these conditions in certain cases. Selection will be based on application, interview and references. The interview will include a discussion of the candidate’s proposed research topic.

Course Fees

EU Tuition Fee: €5,250; International Tuition Fee: €13,000

Email Enquiry

Recipient: Maynooth University
Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X