Professional Master of Education (Languages)

Education & Health Sciences:Professional Master of Education (Languages)

Professional Master of Education (Languages)
2 Year  Full- Time

Overview

Application Deadline:  17 February 2018

An Information evening will be held on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, 6pm – 7pm
Venue: The Schuman Building, Room S205, UL Campus

The Professional Master of Education (Languages) programme is designed to provide graduates with a professional qualification in language teaching. Graduates will become post-primary teachers of two of the following languages: French, German, Irish, Japanese, Spanish. English as a second language (ESL) is offered as an option on this programme. Applicants are required to hold a level 8 honours degree (2.2 or above) in a relevant discipline. This course will develop students’ understanding of the language-learning process and associated pedagogies. Successful completion of an interview, part of which will be conducted in the proposed languages to be studied, will be a requirement. This programme is designed as follows:

  • To provide graduates with a professional qualification in language teaching and to promote the development of students as effective and reflective teachers
  • To develop students' understanding of the language-learning process and associated pedagogies
  • To provide students with experience of the application of technologies in language learning
  • To develop further students' language skills in their chosen language(s), with particular reference to teaching through the target languages and the use of the target language in classroom management
  • To develop further students' understanding of socio-cultural aspects of language learning and teaching
     

Contact

Department: Education and Professional Studies
Course Director: Dr Mary Masterson
Tel: 353-61-233743
Email: mary.masterson@ul.ie

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