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

Expand+Entry Guidelines for Undergraduate Courses:
In addition to the requirements that follow, all applicants must have minimum GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English Language and in Mathematics.

Applicants Presenting A-Level Qualific...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Access for Mature Applicants
St Mary’s welcomes applications from mature students. Each application is considered individually, and account is taken of the applicant’s experience and achievements. However, the College requires evidence of recent st...

Course Fee

Expand+Tuition Fees
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 £3,805 per year and are normally subject to an annual inflationary upl...

Financial Support

Expand+Maintenance Grants
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-refunda...

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
Students choose a subsidiary subject which they will study 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 in school.

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St Mary’s University College
191 Falls Road
Belfast BT12 6FE
Tel: (+44) 028 9026 8320
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