Education - Primary Teaching - Gaeltacht Applicants

St. Patrick's Campus DCU


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching - Gaeltacht Applicants
Course Provider St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin City University
Course Code DC003
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) Drumcondra
Qualification Letters BEd.
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+H5 in at least three subjects and a minimum of O6/H7 in three other subjects. Subjects must include H4 in Gaeilge; O4 or H7 in English; and O4 or H7 in Mathematics.

Additional Special Course Requirements
* Bachelor of Education Restricted Entr...

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

Expand+Bachelor of Education DC002 and DC003 and Bachelor of Education Restricted Entry DC004

If you are applying for mature entry to the Bachelor of Education course you must apply to CAO by 1 February. In March, those meeting the eligibility criteria ...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 400 DC002 & DC003
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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?
• You will be taught by internationally recognised experts in primary teacher education.

• You will gain experience in a broad range of classes in different types of schools including multi-grade classes in
small schools.

• ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?

Year One
[Modules titles are subject to change]

Year 1
Foundations in Education and Early Childhood Education
Literacy and Language Litearthacht agus Teanga
Visual Arts and Music Education
Drama and Physical Education...

Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Teacher Educator Educational
Content Writer
School Inspector

In These Areas
Primary Schools
Government Departments
National Voluntary Organisations
Statutory Bodies
Development Agencies
Further Enquiries T +353 (0) 1 884 2212
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 429 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2018 424 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2017 430 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)