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Master of Education (MEd)

Course Title

Master of Education (MEd)


3 years, Part-Time


10-point module £406
20-point module £811
30-point module £1,217
60-point module £2,434
Bridging application fee £48
Bridging assignment fee £190

Academic Year


Awarding University and Degree Title

Queen’s University, Belfast – Master of Education

Professional Development & Personal Excellence

St Mary’s provides teachers and education-related professionals with a stimulating, welcoming and supportive environment in which they have the opportunity to work alongside a strong community of fellow professionals.

The contribution to Teacher Professional Learning consists of a range of accredited modules that may be taken on a stand-alone basis or that may contribute to one of the following awards:   

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education Studies  
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education Studies  
  • Master of Education  

What are the aims of the programme?

The programme has the following aims:  

  • Embed a culture of self-evaluation by providing opportunity for critical reflection.  
  • Ensure that teachers receive targeted and supportive professional development, needed to strengthen leadership capacity and raise achievement in schools.  
  • Facilitate school improvement by encouraging and promoting professional collaboration and sharing of best practice.  
  • Inspire creativity, passion and optimism in the teaching profession.  
  • Make educational excellence and success accessible to all.  
  • Nurture the talent and ambition of teachers who are committed to their own professional development.  
  • Promote personal excellence, teamwork and leadership among educational professionals.  
  • Support career-long professional development 
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Download our Prospectus

Find out more by downloading our prospectus and key information.

How to Apply

New MEd students are invited to complete the online application.

Continuing MEd students are invited to complete the short module selection form.