Home Economics & Business - Cork Campus

MTU - Cork Campuses


Course Name Home Economics & Business - Cork Campus
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT930
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 Years (6 Semesters).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022
Score the necessary CAO points and meet Minimum entry requirements

6 Subjects
Subjects O6/H7 4
Subjects H5 2
Maths Grade 06/H7
English or Irish Grade O6/H7
Home Economics or Lab Subject H5*

*A H5 must be obtained in Home Econom...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022/2023
Applicants must be 16 years of age or over on 1st January of the year of entry to the course. For the majority of courses, applicants for first year admission to MTU must score the necessary CAO points and satisfy the relevant mini...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Scoring for Leaving Certificate
Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module Holders of the LCVP apply in the normal way through the CAO. Points are awarded on the same basis as for the Leaving Certificate. The link modules ‘subject’ may not be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

LCVP Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) programme
The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum requirements for entry to MTU full-time courses. Holders of Leaving Certificate Applied qualifications may wish to proceed to a FET-QQI course and in turn apply to third level on the basis of their FET-QQI award.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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MTU welcomes applications, via the CAO, from applicants who hold a QQI-FET award at level 5 or level 6. Your QQIFET award can be used as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate for application purposes. Please note some MTU prog...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+The University welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. Mature applicants should apply to the CAO before 5.15pm, 1st ...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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

This is the only initial teacher education programme in Home Economics offering Business as a second subject option.

The nature of the Home Economics programme is diverse, and requires graduates to gain competencies in a multidisci...

Subjects Taught First Year at a Glance:
• Culinary techniques & food safety
• Biology for home economics
• Household finance & planning
• Family & social change
• Introduction to management
• Introduction to micro economics
• Human nutrition
• Science of food & health
• Fashion design & industry
• Home design & management
• Business law
• Financial accounting
Number of Credits 180

Expand+Question Time
What subjects can I teach when I finish this honours degree programme?
You are not qualified to teach until you also complete the Professional Master of Education. However, once you complete both the BA (Hons) in Home Economics ...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Further Studies
Graduates who achieve a minimum of second class Honours Grade (H2.2) in MTU’s BA (Honours) in Home Economics and Business will automatically be offered a place on the Professional Master of Education (PME) post-primary in the ...

Further Enquiries Dr Noel Murray
T: +353 (0)21 433 5835
E: home.economics@mtu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2022 532
2021 518 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)