Education - Primary Teaching - CIC

Church of Ireland College of Education


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching - CIC
Course Provider Church of Ireland College of Education
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin City University
Course Code DC004
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) Rathmines
Qualification Letters BEd (Hons)
Duration 4 Years Full Time
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 H7 in English; O6 or H7 in Mathematics

Additional Special Course Requireme...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Revised points for LCVP 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.
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
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

You should avoid submitting an application close to a closing date. No extens...

Restricted Entry Yes
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]
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.(

Future Careers
Teacher Educator
Content Writer
School Inspector

In These Areas
Primary Schools
Government Departments
National Voluntary Organisations
Statutory Bodies
Development Agencies
Further Enquiries T +353 (0) 1 884 2212
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2017 420 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2016 435 #* (Not all on this points score were offered places AND Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2015 385 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)