Early Childhood Education & Care - Cork Campus

MTU - Cork Campuses

 

Course Name Early Childhood Education & Care - Cork Campus
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT572
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BA
Duration 3 Years (6 Semesters).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Entry 2022
Score the necessary CAO points and meet Minimum entry requirements

5 Subjects
Subjects O6/H7 5
Subjects H5 0
Maths Grade Note 1
English or Irish Grade O6/H7

NOTE 1:There is no requirements for Maths. A grade F2 of higher in foundation level Maths is recognised as one of the subjects for entry.

NOTE 2: Vetting by an Garda Síochána is a mandatory requirement for this programme.
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

Expand+QQI-FET Awards
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 ...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 60
Mature Entry Places A number of places on the Bachelor Degree are available to mature students and other non-standard applicants. The Bachelor Degree is also available through ACCS on a modular study basis for persons working full time in Early Childcare and Education. Prior to entry on this course it is advisable to obtain some practical work experience in early years setting.
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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+Overview
There is an ever increasing demand for quality pre-school services in Ireland today and the BA in Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC) provides specialised training, support, advice and information on best practice for the educatio...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year at a Glance:
• Process Led Arts: artistic elements within the disciplines of music, art and drama. The artistic elements will be central to the concepts explored within experiential workshops

• Creative & Critical Thinking: c...

Comment

Expand+Question Time
On successful completion of MT 572, am I fully qualified to work in an Early Childhood Education & Care setting?
Yes.

Is there a pathway to primary school teaching from this programme?
If you progress and successfully comple...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Further Studies
Suitably qualified graduates are eligible to apply for entry to the one year add-on

• Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Education & Care

Honours degree holders who achieve the specified level of academic per...

Further Enquiries Dr Judith Butler
T: +353 (0)21 433 5348
E: judith.butler@mtu.ie
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International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 397
2020 365
2019 366