Religious Studies - Initial Teacher Education - Post Primary Teaching

St. Mary's University College


Course Name Religious Studies - Initial Teacher Education - Post Primary Teaching
Course Provider St. Mary's University College
Course Code 32950 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Northern Ireland
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
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All applications must be made directly to the College as St Mary’s is not a member of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

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Qualification Letters BEd Hons
Duration 4 years
Entry Requirements

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An indication of specific entry requirements appears in the College Entry Guidelines. Students may also receive a copy of the Entry Guidelines by contacting the Academic Registry at the College.


Course Fee

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All full-time and part-time students will be charged tuition fees. This includes PGCE students. For students who are Northern Ireland domiciled these are currently £3,925 per year and are normally subject to an annual inflationary uplif...

Financial Support

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Grants of up to a maximum of £3,475 will be available to full-time undergraduate students from lower income households. Students from Northern Ireland with a household income of less than £19,203 will receive the full non-refun...

Course Content

Expand+Why Become a Teacher?
Children will always need and deserve excellent teachers. It is their right as individuals, it is the expectation of their parents and it is necessary for the future prosperity of our society. At St Mary’s University College w...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Religious Studies
Students will consider various aspects of Religious Studies. Among the areas covered in the present course are studies of selected sections of the New Testament and the Old Testament, issues relating to handing on the faith and un...

Assessment Method Assessment is through coursework and written examinations.

Expand+Subsidiary Subjects
In addition to their main subject, Post-primary students take a subsidiary subject for the first two years of their course. They will be trained to teach this subject in addition to their main subject, but not to the same level...

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St Mary’s University College
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BT12 6FE
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