Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching)

Applications for the 2023 intake are due to open on the 31st January 2023.

Applications are invited from holders of an Honours Bachelor Degree (180 credits) for admission to this full-time two-year course which will commence in September 2023. The minimum entry requirements are outlined in the 'Conditions for Eligibility' section below. Closing date: 29th March 2023 at 5pm 

  Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching) Entry Requirements and Procedure for 2023 Máistir Gairmiúil san Oideachas (Múinteoireacht Bhunscoile) Na Riachtanais Iontrála agus an Nós Imeachta don bhliain 2023


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 TEG exams will take place in January and February. Please make contact with TEG directly to secure your examination space.  Please note that applications for January and February TEG B1 examinations close on January 6th 2023. Applications for the PMEd 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 address: 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.