Education - Primary Teaching

St. Patrick's Campus DCU


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching
Course Provider St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin City University
Course Code DC002
Course Type Higher Education CAO
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) Drumcondra
Qualification Letters BEd.
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

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Subjects Required
Minimum of H5 in no fewer than three subjects and a minimum of O6 in three other subjects, to include minimum of H5 in Irish; O5 or H6 in English; O6 or H6 in Mathematics

Leaving Certificate Mathematics Req...

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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Bachelor of Education (Honours Degree) DC002 and DC003 and Bachelor of Education (Honours Degree) Restricted Entry DC004

If you are applying for mature entry to the Bachelor of Education course you must appl...

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?
• You will be taught by internationally recognised experts in primary teacher education.

• You will gain experience in a broad range of classes in different types of schools.

• Select from a range of specialisms designed to prepare...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?

Year One
[Modules Titles are Subject to Change]
Foundations in Education and Early Childhood Education
Literacy and Language Litearthacht agus Teanga
Visual Arts and Music Education
Drama and Physical Education...

Careers or Further Progression This course will enable graduates to register as primary teachers with the Teaching Council of Ireland.(see page 234 of 2017 UG Prospectus)

Future Careers
Teacher Educator
Content Writer
School Inspector

In These Areas
Primary Schools
Government Departments
National Voluntary Organisations
Statutory Bodies
Development Agencies
Further Enquiries Contact Details
T +353 (0) 1 884 2212
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2017 462
2016 465 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2015 470