Education - Primary Teaching

Marino Institute of Education


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching
Course Provider Marino Institute of Education
Alternative Provider(s) Trinity College Dublin
Course Code CM001
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Griffith Avenue
Qualification Letters BEd
Duration 4 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
No. of Leaving Cert subjects: 6
Min no. of higher level subjects: 3
Min no. of ordinary level subjects: 3
Minimum grades: Maths – H7/O6, English – H7/O5, Irish – H5
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Mature Applicants Applicants who are 23 years of age, or over, on 1 January of the year of entry to the institute, may apply for entry to the Bachelor in Education (Primary Teaching) or the Bachelor in Science courses on mature grounds. Mature applicants apply to the CAO by 1 February.
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Course Fee

The Bachelor in Education (Primary Teaching) is covered by the Free Fees initiative which means that most students will pay only the annual Student Contribution. The Department of Education and Skills does not cover tuition fees for students on...

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+What is the Bachelor in Education (Primary Teaching)?
Helping young people learn has to be one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers of all. By choosing the Bachelor in Education (Primary Teaching) course you embark on a four year course that...

Subjects Taught

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School Placement & School Placement Studies
Middle Classes

Foundation Studies
• Philosophical & Historical Understandings of Education 1
• Psychology in Education

Curriculum Studies/ Methodologies
• English Methods/ Múineadh na G...

Number of Credits ECTS Credits: 240
Comment Awarding body: Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
Careers or Further Progression What are my career options?
Most graduates of the Bachelor in Education (Primary Teaching) course become primary teachers in schools in the Republic of Ireland. Some travel abroad to teach English as an additional language or to teach in primary schools elsewhere. Occasionally graduates work in areas other than education such as in the media or in research.
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Points History
Year Points
2017 451 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2016 460 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2015 465