Post Primary Teacher Education - Religious Education & English

St. Patrick's Campus DCU


Course Name Post Primary Teacher Education - Religious Education & English
Course Provider St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin City University
Course Code DC010
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) Dublin 9
Qualification Letters B.Rel.Ed.
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Course Requirements
Subjects Required
No additional requirements (general entry requirements only, see below)

General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6 or H7, with at least two at H5, which must inclu...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Revised points for LVCP Link Modules, to be 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

Expand+Applicants who have a full FETAC Level 5 award in the appropriate qualifications and modules, with a minimum of five distinctions, can be admitted on a competitive basis to certain DCU courses. There are a limited number of places available on course...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature applicants to DC010, DC011, DC012
Candidates must apply through the CAO ( by 1st February. Upon completing the CAO application, all applicants will be required to attend for an interview. For details, please visit the relevant cour...

Alternative Entry

Expand+There are many different ways to enter DCU. While candidates are primarily assessed on the basis of their second level examinations, other assessments are in place for mature students, students from socio-economic disadvantaged backgrounds, students ...

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Matric Required Yes
Number of Places 45
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €25 Closing Date: 20th January 2017 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €40 Closing Date: 1st February 2017 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €50 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Second Level Teaching: How will you help the next generation reach their potential?

Why DCU?
• Specialised centre of excellence, with a rich history in Teacher Education – it’s what we do!
• 25% School Placement – preparing you to teach in the 2...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?

Year One
Education and School Placement:
Teaching Studies Foundational
Psychology and Human Development
Introduction to Religious Education
School Placement Programme 1

Theology, Religious Studies and Ethics:

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+This course will enable graduates to register with the Teaching Council of Ireland as newly qualified teachers (NQT) (see page 234 of the 2017 DCU UG Prospectus). Graduates can apply immediately for employment in second level schools as teachers of R...

Further Enquiries Dr. PJ Sexton
T +353 (0) 1884 2217
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