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
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) Drumcondra
Qualification Letters BEd.
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Course Requirements
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 H7 in English; O6 or H7 in Mathematics

General Entry Requirements
A minim...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Revised points for LVCP Link Modules, 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
Mature Applicants Mature applicants to Bachelor of Education (DC002 and DC004) If you are applying for mature entry to the Bachelor of Education course you must apply to CAO by 1st February. In March, those meeting the eligibility criteria will receive a supplementary form and instructions for completing and submitting this form. Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and complete the supplementary form will be invited to attend for a general interview and oral Irish test.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 400 DC002 & DC003
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 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 including multi-grade classes in
small schools.

• Select...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?

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

Comment Additional Information
This course will enable graduates to register as primary teachers with the Teaching Council of Ireland

DC004 is a restricted entry pathway for Church of Ireland, Methodist, Presbyterian, Society of Friends, Baptist and other reformed Christian applicants.
Careers or Further Progression This course will enable graduates to register as primary teachers with the Teaching Council of Ireland.

Future Careers
Teacher
Principal
Teacher Educator
Educational
Administrator
Consultant
Content Writer
Researcher
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
E DC002@dcu.ie
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