Early Childhood Care & Education - Blanchardstown

TU Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus


Course Name Early Childhood Care & Education - Blanchardstown
Course Provider TU Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU989
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tallaght, Blanchardstown
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum No of Subjects: 6
Higher: 2 H5s

Minimum Grade in:
Maths: F2/O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7

Students must undergo Garda Vetting

When applying for Early Childhood Care & Education, the applicant should choose ONE of the following locations (choice of location
guaranteed) Early Childhood Care & Education (Blanchardstown) (ECB) OR Early Childhood Care & Education (Tallaght) (ECT)
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry/Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible for consideration for a programme an applicant must possess the minimum entry requirements for that programme.

Where a programme requirement is 2 or 3 honours, grade H5 or better on Higher Level Leavi...

Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Cert Applied Programme will not meet minimum entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information https://www.tudublin.ie/study/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-pathways/qqi/
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 50 on each campus
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support https://www.tudublin.ie/study/undergraduate/grants/
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is... Early Childhood Care and Education?
If you’re interested in working with children and finding out how they develop and learn, are eager to study different cultures, languages and diversity in the world, and enthusiastic about making a ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
Semester 1:
• Child Development 1
• Drama and Movement
• Sociology of Childhood
• Health & Wellbeing in the Early Years
• Child Centred Practice
• Skills for Success in Higher Education

Semester 2:
• Child Development ...

Comment Location: Blanchardstown or Tallaght
Careers or Further Progression What are my career opportunities?
Early Childhood Care and Education Practitioner in:
• Pre-schools
• Crèches
• Montessori
• Primary Schools
• Community Centres
• Special Needs Service
• Early Intervention Projects
• Establish your own Business

On graduation, you may continue to postgraduate study at TU Dublin or elsewhere.

Progression Options
Years 1-4
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education (Level 8)
Further Enquiries Contact
Marketing Department (Blanchardstown)
T: +353 1 220 8093
E: courses@tudublin.ie

School of Business & Humanities (Tallaght)
E: busandhumadmin.tallaght@tudublin.ie
T: +353 1 4042307
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 270