Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching)


 ** Important Notice **  Application Procedure for September 2021

Applications are invited from holders of an Honours Bachelor Degree (180 credits) for admission to this full-time 2 year course which will commence in September 2021.  The minimum entry requirements are outlined in the 'Conditions for Eligibility' section below. 

How to apply: This link to submit your application is active and will remain open until the closing date   
Closing date:  5pm on Monday 29th March 2021
Before applying to the relevant higher education institution(s), prospective applicants are required to take the oral component of the Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) Irish examination.  Obtaining 65% in this TEG oral Irish examination is a prerequisite for application to the Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching). Candidates who have not already registered for the Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) (ORAL) examination, can do so by completing an online application form on   Registration is now open and the closing date for TEG applications is 5pm on Wednesday, 6th January 2021.  Applications will not be accepted without the TEG Irish Oral result or where the result is pending.
  If you have questions relating to the Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG), visit the website:  or contact TEG directly at the email addres: and telephone 01 708 3737.  

Persons who successfully complete this programme are eligible to be registered by the Teaching Council under Route 1: Primary and will thereby be eligible for appointment in primary schools.

Late applications will not be accepted.