Master in Education (MAME)

In conjunction with Waterford Institute of Technology

  • 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 (10)
    • Leadership and Management in Education (10)
    • Educational Leadership and Personal Development (10)
    • Education Research Methods (10) Or Action Research in Education (10)
    • Education Research Project (20)

    Elective Modules (choose three)

    • Education Law (10)
    • Educational Innovation & Entrepreneurship (10)
    • Financial Management (10)
    • Human Resource Management (10)
    • Independent Learning Project (10)
    • Information Technology (10)
    • Mentoring (10)
    • Public Relations in Education (10)
    • Strategic Planning and Development for Educators (10)
    • Sustainability in Education (10)

    Minimum Entry Requirements

     Minimum Entry Requirements

    • An Honours Degree (Level 8) or equivalent
    • Three years’ postgraduate experience in an educational organisation environment.
    • Access to an educational organisation, where research may be carried out.

    Further Information

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






    1 year: 24 weeks

    How to Apply

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


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

    Download Brochure HERE.



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