UCD School of Education

UCD School of Education is the largest provider in Ireland of the Professional Masters in Education, the major entry requirement to teach in the post-primary sector, recognised nationally and internationally. Catering for educational professionals across all sectors of the education system – from early years through to higher education, the School is a leader in the field of education, with over 100 years of service to the wider education community in Ireland. This is built on a foundation of research excellence, recognised in the QS World Subject Rankings (2015), among the highest in Ireland for research activity.

The School prides itself on building synergies between research and teaching, giving rise to innovative programmes that respond to changing needs in the education system. Recent innovations include a newly designed professional masters in education, as well as blended learning opportunities in leadership in education. The School is the only provider of doctoral level studies in educational psychology nationally; with doctoral provision in education, and in children and youth studies. Applications from international students are welcomed.