Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching)

Application Procedure for 2020

Applicants wishing to apply to the Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, Maynooth University can do so by visiting the following link:   The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 30th March 2020.  

If you have any questions relating to the difficulty you are experiencing in relation to obtaining transcripts or references during this COVID-19 closure, it is important that you contact the Marino Institute of Education directly about this matter. 

A limited number of places will be available on these programmes and successful applicants will be selected by way of competition. Applicants are advised that shortlisting may apply and interviews to gain entry to the course are due to take place on 11th May 2020.

This is a full-time postgraduate teacher education programme for primary teaching (2020–2022) for persons who possess an honours Bachelor Degree at Level 8 or those who expect to have successfully completed final year examinations before Monday, 6 July 2020.

** Important Notice** 
Prior to applying, please visit the following link to the  Professional Masters in Education (Primary)  to obtain further details.   Applicants are required to register with the Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG) Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) Irish examination.  TEG is a prerequisite for application to the PMEd (Primary) at Maynooth University.  Obtaining 65% in the TEG exam is a prerequisite to making an application.  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.