Education Irish & Business Studies - Thurles Campus

St. Patricks College Thurles


Course Name Education Irish & Business Studies - Thurles Campus
Course Provider St. Patricks College Thurles
Alternative Provider(s) Mary Immaculate College
Course Code MI012
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Thurles
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements
Applicants must obtain the following minimum grades in the Leaving Certificate: Grade H5 on a Higher Level paper in not less than two subjects, one of which must be Irish, and grade O6/ H7 in four other subjects (Higher or Ordina...

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.
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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 MI012 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:

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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 BA in Education, Irish and Business Studies is a four-year, full-time, undergraduate concurrent teacher education degree (level 8), currently offered at MIC, St Patrick’s Campus, Thurles. Graduates are qualified to teach Irish and Business Studie...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1

Semester 1
• Becoming a Student Teacher
• Teanga agus Litríocht na Gaeilge 1
• An Fhiannaíocht agus Scéalaíocht Ár Sinsear

Two of the following modules will be offered:
• Management Principles
• Business Mathematics
• Marketing


Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
This programme is accredited by the Teaching Council and has been developed in response to the growing need for excellence in teaching at post-primary level. The programme prepares graduates for their roles in all areas of professional life in education.
Further Enquiries MIC, St Patrick’s Campus,
T: +353 504 20535 / 21201
Points History
Year Points
2017 377
2016 360