Education - Design Graphics & Construction - Letterfrack Campus - Second Level Teaching

Galway-Mayo IT - Galway


Course Name Education - Design Graphics & Construction - Letterfrack Campus - Second Level Teaching
Course Provider Galway-Mayo IT - Galway
Alternative Provider(s) Galway-Mayo IT - Letterfrack
Course Code GA980
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterfrack
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Additional Requirements:
H5 in Design and Communication Graphics or Construction Studies.

Honours Bachelor Degrees (Level 8)
The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Expand+Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)
The LCVP ‘Link Module’ will be considered as a passing subject provided the student achieves a pass grade. This will apply to entry for higher certificate (level 6), ordinary degree (level 7), and hon...

Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA)
The Leaving Certificate Applied does not meet the minimum entry requirements to Institute programmes. Holders of the LCA may gain entry following completion of a QQI FET Level 5 or 6 Major Award.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET CAS Scoring

The national qualification system across further education and training (FET) in Ireland is known as the ‘Common Awards System’ or CAS.

The scoring system applies where all the requirements for the major award are met, i.e. ...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Applicant Guidelines

GMIT welcomes applications from mature applicants: EU nationals aged 23 on or before 1 January, 2018. A quota of places is reserved for mature applicants on each programme.

Mature Applicants

• Do not have to meet ...

Alternative Entry GC(S)E and other School Leaving Examinations
A combination of Northern Ireland or British GC(S)E and GCE A-Level and AS Level at certain grades and Applied A-Levels will be considered. (See details on Applicant Scoring)

Other European Union (EU) School Leaving examinations Applications are assessed and scored by the Institute.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 16
Course Fee

Expand+Fees and Grants
The current fees are available on the GMIT website Students who have previously attended third level education may be liable for tuition fees and Student Contribution.

Students taking repeat modules will be liable for ...

Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2018 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2018 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Why study a BSc in Education?
If you are interested in becoming of post-primary teacher and passionate about the subjects Construction Studies and Design and Communication Graphics, this highly specialised course provides you with a unique learning...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 1:
Students are introduced to practical skills through a series of interesting projects using a range of hand tools, power tools and woodwork machinery. Teaching skills and pedagogy will be developed and honed first during s...


Expand+Why Study Teacher Education?
GMIT Letterfrack offers a post-primary teacher education programme - the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Education (Design Graphics and Construction). Graduates of this programme are qualified to teach technological sub...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Graduates of this highly specialised post-primary teacher education programme are qualified to teach Construction Studies and Design & Communication Graphics to Leaving Certificate honours standard and to teach Mat...

Further Enquiries Kevin Maye,
Programme Chair
Tel: +353 91 742661
Points History
Year Points
2017 370
2016 380
2015 385