Science Education - Second Level Teaching

Dublin City University


Course Name Science Education - Second Level Teaching
Course Provider Dublin City University
Alternative Provider(s) St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Course Code DC203
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) Dublin City Centre, Glasnevin
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Additional Requirements
In addition to the general entry requirements for admission to the University (see below), the following entry requirements apply: minimum of O1 or H6 in Mathematics PLUS minimum of O4 or H6 in one of Physics, Chemistry, Biol...

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

Expand+All QQI awards are part of the new inclusive National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), developed by QQI.

Applicants who have a full NFQ Level 5 award in the appropriate qualifications and modules, with a minimum of five distinctions, can be adm...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+DCU has an active mature student body and strongly encourages applications from mature candidates (those aged 23 years or above on 1st January in the year of entry). As a mature student, your wealth of knowledge and experience will make a valuable co...

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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+Why DCU?
- A direct route into post-primary teaching upon completion of four year degree programme

- Graduates obtain an Honours teaching qualification recognised by Teaching Council upon completion

- School based placements organised in diffe...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?
Year One
Microteaching and Teaching Preparation
Microbiology, Biochemistry and Genetics

Year Two
Teaching and Assessing the Junior Cycle Science and Mathematics
Irish Education: History, Str...

Comment Additional Information
Graduates of this four-year undergraduate course are recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland with a qualification to teach two Leaving Certificate Level subjects (choose from chemistry, physics and mathematics) and qualified to teach science and mathematics at Junior Cycle level.
Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Technical Training in Science-based Industries
Project Management
Management Research

In These Areas
Vocational School
Secondary School
Community School
Comprehensive School
Further Enquiries Dr. Eilish McLoughlin
School of Physical Sciences
T +353 (0) 1 700 5862
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 424
2018 433
2017 444