Education Home Economics & Biology with concurrent Teacher Education

St. Angela's College Sligo


Course Name Education Home Economics & Biology with concurrent Teacher Education
Course Provider St. Angela's College Sligo
Course Code AS001
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Sligo Town
Duration 5 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements: Minimum Grade H5 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at O6/H7 Grades in the Leaving Certificate, including Irish, English, Maths, a Laboratory Science Subject (i.e. Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Ph...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Awarded for LCVP Link Modules by NUI Galway

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Note: While Link Modules are acceptable for points scoring purposes, they may not be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry / matriculation requirements. Students will have the opportunity to use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their six subjects for the purposes of calculating points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC – Further Education and Training Awards Council

FETAC has recently introduced the CAS (Common Awards System). Please refer to the NUI Galway website for specific details on the range of QQI/FETAC awards which link into the University’s level 8 degree programmes.

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QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature Students
A number of places are reserved to facilitate the admission of students who may matriculate by reason of mature years (23 years of age on 1st January of the calendar year of entry to the College) and of students already matriculated who have been some years away from school.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Average intake 16
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+This programme is a concurrent teacher education degree leading to a National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) Level 9 master’s level award. After four years students will be awarded a BA (Education, Home Economics and Biology), an NFQ Level 8 honou...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One (NFQ Level 8)
▶ Understanding Education
▶ Professional Preparation
and Development I
▶ Food Studies
▶ Introduction to Textiles & Design
▶ Family Resource Management
▶ Chemistry I
▶ Botany

Comment KEY FACT
The five year Bachelor of Arts (Education, Home Economics and second subject) / Professional Master’s in Education (with Home Economics) programme is the only Initial Teacher Education programme in Home Economics in Ireland and fully equips graduates to teach Home Economics plus a second subject at all levels in the Post Primary sector.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career prospects
Graduates of this programme are qualified to teach Junior Certificate Home Economics, Junior Certificate Science and Leaving Certificate Home Economics and Biology at higher level. Graduates are provided with a professional and aca...

Further Enquiries Secretary to the President
St. Angela’s College
TEL: +353 71 9195500
Points History
Year Points
2017 484
2016 485 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2015 510