Professional Master of Education (PME)

Professional Master of Education (PME)

The Professional Master of Education in UCC is a 2 year, full-time, level 9 postgraduate  initial teacher education course designed to qualify graduates as post-primary teachers*.  It is recognised and accredited by the Teaching Council of Ireland for the purpose of registration as a post-primary  teacher in Ireland and the EU.  The PME combines 2 year-long school placements with university lectures and tutorials, which develop student teachers’ requisite professional knowledge, skills, understanding and competences.


Application for PME

Applications for the UCC Professional Master of Education (PME) are made online through the Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC).

Information regarding the application process can be found on the PAC PME website. 

School of Education

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Leeholme, O' Donovan's Road, Cork, Ireland