Physical Education with Biology - Second Level Teaching

Dublin City University

 

Course Name Physical Education with Biology - Second Level Teaching
Course Provider Dublin City University
Alternative Provider(s) St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Course Code DC205
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre, Glasnevin
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Course Requirements
Subjects Required
Minimum of O4 or H6 in Mathematics and minimum of O4 or H6 in one of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics with Chemistry or Agricultural Science

General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certific...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Revised points for LVCP Link Modules, to be introduced in 2017

LCVP Link Modules Grade Current Points Revised Points

Distinction 70 66
Merit 50 46
Pass 30 28

Please note that LCVP link modules cannot be used as a subject for general or specific course entry requirements, but can be used for the calculation of points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information No Entry Path
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Mature Applicants

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DCU has an active mature student body and strongly encourages applications from mature candidates (those aged 23 years or above on 1st January in the year of entry). As a mature student, your wealth of knowledge and experience wi...

Alternative Entry

Expand+There are many different ways to enter DCU. While candidates are primarily assessed on the basis of their second level examinations, other assessments are in place for mature students, students from socio-economic disadvantaged backgrounds, students ...

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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €25 Closing Date: 20th January 2017 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €40 Closing Date: 1st February 2017 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €50 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Why DCU?
• A modern course developed to meet the changing needs of young people today in relation to physical activity, exercise and sport.

• A unique opportunity to study the human body and its role in physical activity, sport and health.

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Subjects Taught

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Year One
Applied Studies in Athletics and games
History and Sociology in PE and School Sports
Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Physiology
Teaching HRA in PE
Motor Control and Learning
Microteaching and Teaching Preparation
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Comment Additional Information
This four-year course is recognised by the Teaching Council for teaching PE and biology (see page 234 for further details).

All students are required to complete an Outdoor Adventure Activities weekend over the course of the four-year period at a cost of approximately €100.
Careers or Further Progression Future Careers:
Teaching
Coaching
Sports Development
Further Education

In these areas:
Vocational School
Secondary School
Community School
Comprehensive School

This four-year course is recognised by the Teaching Council for teaching PE and biology (see page 234 of UG Prospectus 2017 for further details).
Further Enquiries School Secretary
School of Health and
Human Performance
T +353 (0) 1 700 8881
E aisling.scally@dcu.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2017 487
2016 500
2015 495