Education - Primary Teaching

St. Patrick's Campus DCU


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching
Course Provider St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin City University
Course Code DC002
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
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: a minimum of H5 in not less than three subjects and a minimum of O6/H7 in three other subjects...

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


Bachelor of Education DC002 and DC003, Bachelor of Education DC004 (CIC) and Bachelor of Education DC005 (ISL)

If you are applying for mature entry to the Bachelor of Education course you must apply through ...

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: 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?
• 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.

• You wi...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?
Year One
[Modules Titles are Subject to Change]

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


Expand+Additional Information
This course will enable graduates to register as †primary teachers with the Teaching Council of Ireland.

†Graduates of *DC005 will be qualified to work in deaf education settings only. These settings include Schools for t...

Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Teacher Educator
Educational Administrator
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 462 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2018 464
2017 462