Education & Psychology - Primary Teaching

Mary Immaculate College


Course Name Education & Psychology - Primary Teaching
Course Provider Mary Immaculate College
Course Code MI008
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters B.Ed. (Hons)
Duration 4 years.
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must be at least 16 years old on 15 January of the year of entry and must have obtained the following minimum grades at a single sitting of the Leaving Certificate examination:

• Grade H5 on a Higher Level paper in not less than three ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)
Link modules will be accepted for points purposes but they will not qualify as a subject for matriculation purposes.
Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are at least 23 years old on the 1 January of the year of entry to College, you are considered as a mature applicant. All mature applicants who make an application to the College through the CAO for MI008 and are meeting the eligibility criter...

Alternative Entry

Expand+GCE/GCSE Applicants
For further information about minimum grades and entry requirements please contact the MIC Admissions Office at E: or Mary Higgins, T: +44 28 20762949 / 77 38679867 E:

Student Health Inf...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Up to 30
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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+The B Ed in Education and Psychology is a fouryear, full-time, honours degree (level 8), which prepares primary level teachers and which also provides opportunities for graduates to pursue a career in psychology.

Why study the B Ed in Education an...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1

Semester 1: Student as Learner
• Language and Literacy 1
• An Ghaeilge agus Múineadh na Gaeilge 1
• STeM 1: Introduction to Mathematics and its Teaching
• Schools and Society 1
• Psychology of Learning and Development
• Professional P...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
As the Education component of this programme retains all of the key elements of the main Bachelor of Education, graduates of this programme will be eligible to practise as primary school teachers in the normal way. Additionally, in view of their joint specialisation, graduates of this programme will have the option of pursuing postgraduate studies in Psychology.
Further Enquiries MIC Admissions Office
T: +353 61 204929
Points History
Year Points
2017 552
2016 545
2015 560