Award Type and NFQ level : TAUGHT MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : FR900

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 08 April 2024

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The Professional Masters of Education (Primary) is a full-time, two-year course designed to equip student teachers with the range of knowledge and skills related to the profession of primary school teaching and its curriculum. The course structure enables student teachers to make real connections between the theory and practice of education. This is achieved through the blend of methodology and foundation discipline courses on offer.


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 2024.

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

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.

Applications will be accepted until the following date: 8 April 2024Late applications will not be accepted.  All entry requirements must be met before 12 July 2024.

Applications for September 2024 are now open

Please submit your application via PAC, where you can also find details of the selection criteria for September 2024.

The Professional Masters of Education (Primary) is designed to prepare students to be primary school teachers. 

Applications to the Froebel Department should be completed online at PAC (Course Code FR900)





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