Post Primary Teacher Education - Gaeilge with French or German or Spanish

St. Patrick's Campus DCU


Course Name Post Primary Teacher Education - Gaeilge with French or German or Spanish
Course Provider St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin City University
Course Code DC013
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 BEd (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish. In addition, applicants must present at least two subjects at grade H5.

Minimum Specific Course Requirements
H3 in Gaeilge and H3 in French or H3 in German or H3 in Spanish
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Limited for Entry
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on 15 January of the year of entry.

Leaving Certificate Subject Combinations Certain subjects will not be scored separately if they occur in combination with subjects that are sim...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Link Modules Grade Current Points Revised Points

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 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 No Entry Path
Mature Applicants Mature applicants to DC013
You must apply through the CAO (www. by 1 February. After completing the CAO application, applicants who meet the eligibility criteria may be invited to attend for a general interview and languages test (Gaeilge and chosen language). For details, please visit the relevant course information web page.
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Number of Places 60
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why DCU?
Specialised centre of excellence, with a rich history in teacher education – it’s what we do

Teaching placements take up 25% of the course - preparing you to teach in the 21st-century classroom

You will be qualified to teach Gae...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?

Year 1
Education Theories 1
Introduction to the Study of Language Cúrsa Teanga 1/ Irish Language 1
Filíocht na Gaeilge/ Irish Poetry
Assessment, Learning and Teaching
History of Irish Education and Current Issues

Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Post Primary Teacher (Gaeilge and French/German/Spanish)
Educational Leadership
Educational Administrator
The Arts

In These Areas
Post Primary Schools
Government Departments
Private Sector
European Community Agencies
Culture and Heritage
Further Enquiries Dr Laoise Ní Thuairisg
T +353 (0) 1 884 2323
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 410