Early Childhood Education

TU Dublin - City Campus

 

Course Name Early Childhood Education
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT572
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 6
Honours 2H5's

Minimum Grade in:
Maths 06/H7
English or Irish O6/H7

Important Information
Students will be required to undergo Garda Vetting. Students must complete the required documentation, including a full ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit: dit.ie/eligibility
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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?

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Alternative Entry Go to http://www.dit.ie/studyatdit/undergraduate/howtoapply/ for information.
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
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Number of Places 44 places approximately
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Financial Support Go to: http://www.dit.ie/studyatdit/undergraduate/feesgrantsscholarships/ for information.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is Early Childhood Education?
Early Childhood Education generally refers to the care and education of children in Early Years settings and generally means education before the start of primary school attendance which is 0-6 years in Ireland. Th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Listing
Year One
• Psychology & Child Development
• Early Education
• Professional Practice in the Early Years
• Child Health & Nutrition
• Art in Early Education
• Drama in Education
• Supervised Practice Placement
• Sociology &...

Comment Location: Grangegorman.

Are there study abroad options?
Students are offered the opportunity to apply to do an Erasmus exchange in the 4th semester (Spring Year 2) of the programme. (These arrangements may be subject to change).
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Graduates of the Early Childhood Education degree work as practitioners and as managers in an early years setting such as crèches, day nurseries, pre-schools, after-school services, special education services, early...

Further Enquiries T: 01 402 4164 (School Office)
E: socialsciences@dit.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2019 385
2018 373
2017 380