Science with Education - Second Level Teaching

Maynooth University


Course Name Science with Education - Second Level Teaching
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH212
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration MH212 SED
Duration 4 years + 1 year postgraduate study
Placement Option: Placement is required
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: No
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & Science subject (one of Agricultural Science, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, or Physics with Chemistry) & O4/H7 Mathematics.

Note: An offer of a place on this course is subject to a satisfactory background check by the National Vetting Bureau.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Restrictions
In general, students must be 17 years or older by 15th January in the year after entry to the University. If you are younger, you must make a special application to the University’s President.

All Leaving Certificate subjects...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Points are awarded as follows:
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Applicants can use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their best six subjects for the purpose of calculating points, but the Link Modules do not qualify as a subject for minimum entry requirement purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI Link: No
Mature Applicants

Expand+Maynooth University greatly values the particular contribution of mature students to the academic and social environment of the University. A mature student is 23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. For part-time deg...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2021: 60
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support For information on grants go to:
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+>If you are interested in a career as a second-level science and/or mathematics teacher, this may be the degree for you.
>You will study with the Maynooth University Department of Education who are committed to reflecting on and interrogating th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course structure
After four years of concurrent Science and Education studies, students may graduate with a Level 8 honours degree in Science (with Education)

To become a fully qualified science teacher, students must complete a fifth year of stu...

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Up to 3 places each year are available in MH212 for students successfully completing their first year of MH201. Selection is on the basis of first year results and the responses on the application form.
Careers or Further Progression Options after graduation?
Depending on the subjects chosen during the course of the degree, graduates will be in a position to teach any two of the following subjects to senior cycle level (HL): mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics. Graduates apply to the Teaching Council of Ireland for registration.
Further Enquiries Maynooth University Department of Education,
School of Education
Tel: + 353 1 708 3656
Twitter: @MU_Education
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 452
2020 422
2019 451