Education - Primary Teaching - Froebel

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching - Froebel
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH001
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) Maynooth
Qualification Letters BEd
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Certificate: 3H5 & 3O6/H7 grades. Required minimum grades are Irish H5, English O5/H7 and Mathematics O6/H7*

Foundation level Mathematics is accepted for matriculation, but does not meet the requirement for degrees where Mathematics is a s...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Points are awarded as follows:

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Applicants can use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their best six subjects for the purpose of calculating points, but the Link Modules do not qualify as a subject for minimum entry requirement purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+If you have a relevant QQI/FETAC/HETAC/BTEC qualification, you can use this to apply to a degree programme at Maynooth University. This section outlines the qualifications and other requirements for students who hold or expect to hold QQI Certificate...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Maynooth University greatly values the particular contribution of mature students to the academic and social environment of the University. Up to 300 mature students begin their studies here each year. If the opportunity to return to education has pr...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2017 - 66
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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+There are two routes into primary teaching: the undergraduate B Ed route and the two-year postgraduate qualification known as the Professional Master of Education (PMEd) route; (see the Graduate Studies website for full details about this course). Th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course structure
1st year
> Teacher as Learner
> Placement Learning 1
> Foundation Studies
> Curriculum and Methodology
> Teanga 1 & 2
> Mathematics and Scientific Enquiry
> Personal and Professional Skills for Teaching and Learning

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MH101 Bachelor of Arts degree p. 38
PMEd Professional Master of Education (Primary):
Students apply for this postgraduate course once they have completed their first degree.
See the Graduate Studies website for more details.
Early Childhood Education p. 153
Careers or Further Progression Options after graduation?
> Graduates are eligible to register with the Teaching Council and are qualified to teach in primary schools in Ireland.
> Further training: Educational Psychology, Educational Management, Special Educational Needs; Master of Education.
> Other areas include volunteering in developing countries, authoring of educational texts, third level teacher education, civil service
Further Enquiries Maynooth University Froebel Department of Primary
and Early Childhood Education, School of Education,
Maynooth University, Maynooth,
Co. Kildare, Ireland.
T: + 353 1 474 7400
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Points History
Year Points
2017 485
2016 495
2015 500