Master of Education Personal, Social and Career Development

Master of Education - Personal, Social and Career Development

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 PSCD educator or persons already within the education sector who wish to pursue an initital 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’s Degree (MQF Level 6 with a minimum of 180 ECTS) with a minimum of 60 ECTS in Psychology or Youth and Community Studies or Sociology, or Social Work, or a cognate area deemed relevant by the Institute for Education.

Course Outline

First Year Compulsory

Second Year Compulsory:

Electives (9 ECTS should be chosen out of which at least 3 ECTS should be from MPSD modules):

Third Year Compulsory:

Code Description Credit

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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