Master in Education (MAME)

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  • This programme is designed to reflect the key changes taking place in education practice and policy both nationally and internationally.

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Aim of Programme

Aim of Programme

The MAME is a practical programme for education professionals to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies in educational leadership and management. The MAME has been designed by educational leaders in Waterford Institute of Technology to reflect the key changes taking place in education practice and policy both nationally and internationally. In order to meet the continuing professional development needs of educational professionals across the spectrum of education. By connecting theory to practice, participants are encouraged to actively engage and work with like-minded professionals to enhance their learning experience. It is a part-time, flexible programme, delivered in blended mode, and designed to meet the needs of busy professionals.

Online / Blended

  • 9
    NFQ Level
  • 90

Programme Structure

Programme Structure

The programme comprises mandatory and elective modules:

Mandatory Modules

  • Academic Enquiry
  • Leadership and Management in Education
  • Educational Leadership and Personal Development
  • Education Research Methods
  • Action Research in Education
  • Education Research Project

Elective Modules (choose three)

  • Education Law
  • Educational Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Independent Learning Project
  • Information Technology
  • Mentoring
  • Public Relations in Education
  • Strategic Planning and Development for Educators
  • Sustainability in Education

Minimum Entry Requirements


Minimum Entry Requirements

An Honours Degree or equivalent and three years postgraduate experience.
Applicants must have access to work in an educational organisation

Further Information

Please contact, Dr Anne Graham Cagney, Programme Leader – [email protected] Programme Administrator: Suzanne Ryan – T: 051 302225 E: [email protected]





AIT Induction Sessions will take place on Friday 18th September 2020 6.00pm to 9.00pm, Saturday 19th September 2020, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm.

All registered students must attend one session, and you will be advised of your session when your application is processed. This is a face to face induction, where registered students will meet their lecturers and become acquainted with AIT operating systems, such as our online delivery platform, Moodle, Rules and Regulations etc.

All current regulations and public health guidelines in relation to social distancing will be in place at these sessions.






1 year: 24 weeks

How to Apply

Applications for this programme are made online by going to Code WD548

Closing Date

August 15 2020


Contact Suzanne Ryan – [email protected]
Tel: 051 302225