Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching)

Embark on a transformative journey in education with the Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching) programme with the Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education.

Designed for aspiring primary educators, this comprehensive programme offers a dynamic blend of theory and child centred learning, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today's classrooms.

Benefit from expert guidance, immersive practical placements, and a supportive learning environment rooted in Froebelian principles.

Prepare to make a meaningful impact on young minds and shape the future of education.

2024 Intake Applications:

The Department of Education and Skills Entry Criteria for the Professional Masters of Education (2024) can be found at the links below:
  2024 PMEd Entry Requirements: English   2024 PMEd Riachtanais Iontrála: Gaeilge
Applications will be invited from holders of an Honours Bachelor Degree (180 credits) for admission to this full-time two-year course which will commence in September 2024. The minimum entry requirements are outlined in the 'Conditions for Eligibility' section below.

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.

The Froebel Department are pleased to announce that we will be reopening applications again for the Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching) from 27th May to 10th June 2024. Please submit your application via PAC. This allows applicants to take the TEG B1 Oral Exam which will  take place on 17th/18th May. 
Please note the closing date to apply for the TEG exam is Wednesday 24th April and full details are on

Prospective applicants for the PME can apply for the programme when applications reopen on 27th May, even though the TEG results will not be available until late June.

Applications will be accepted until the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.  All entry requirements must be met before 12th July 2024.