Master of Education Music

Master of Education - Music

MQF Level: 7

ECTS Value: 90 ECTS

​​Start Date: September

Duration: 3 Years (Part-time)

Programme Description

This programme is targeted towards professionals who wish to enhance their skills and competences in pedagogy. The target audience is graduates wishing to join the education sector as a Music educator or persons already within the education sector who wish to pursue an initial teacher training programme. It aims to equip participants with the necessary tools and competences to teach effectively in the 21st century classroom whilst fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for learning.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to be in possession of the following:

1. A Bachelor of Music (MQF Level 6, 180 ECTS), or equivalent;


2. A Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6, 180 ECTS or equivalent) including 60 ECTS in Music Studies;


3. A Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6, 180 ECTS, or equivalent) together with an MQF Level 6 Licentiate in Music, or an MQF Level 7 Fellowship in Music, from an institution recognized by the Institute for Education. Applicants applying under this requirement may be admitted on the basis of an interview prior to acceptance.

Course Outline

First Year Compulsory

Second Year Compulsory

Electives (6 ECTS should be chosen):

Third Year Compulsory:

Code Description Credits

N.B. Please note that while the above provides an indication of the overall programme structure, the years in which modules are delivered may change or be replaced as part of the Institute for Education’s administrative processes.


Applications for the Master of Education programme open mid-May of each year with programmes commencing the following September​. When open, interested applicants may apply through the Institute for Education’s online portal

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