Education - Primary Teaching - Froebel

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Primary Teaching - Froebel
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH001
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 BEd
Duration 4 years
Placement option - required
Erasmus Study Abroad Option - Subject to availability
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate:
3H5 & 3O6/H7 grades. Required minimum grades are Irish H4, English O4/H7 and Mathematics O4/H7

Note: Offers of places on MH001/MH002 are subject to a satisfactory background check by the National Vetting Bureau. In the case of MH001/MH002, prior to entry, candidates are required to complete a Health Status Information Form.
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.

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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: 65
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+There are two routes into primary teaching: the undergraduate B Ed route and the two-year postgraduate qualification known as the Professional Master of Education (PMEd) route; (see the Graduate Studies website for full details about this course). Th...

Subjects Taught

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1st year
Teacher as Learner
Placement Learning 1
Foundation Studies
Curriculum and Methodology
Teanga 1 & 2
Mathematics and Scientific Enquiry
Personal and Professional Skills for Teaching and Learning
Competencies in...

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MH003 BA Early Childhood - Teaching and Learning (full-time) p. 155 (of the UG Handbook 2022)
MH004 BA Early Childhood - Teaching and Learning (flexible) p. 156
MH101 Bachelor of Arts degree p. 42
PMEd Professional Master of Education (Primary): Students apply
for this postgraduate course once they have completed their first
degree. See the Graduate Studies website for more details.
Careers or Further Progression Options after graduation?

Graduates are eligible to register with the Teaching Council and are qualified to teach in primary schools in Ireland.

Further training: Educational Psychology, Educational Management, Special Educational Needs; Master of Education.

Other areas include volunteering in developing countries, authoring of educational texts, third level teacher education, civil service.
Further Enquiries Maynooth University Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, School of Education
Tel: + 353 1 474 7400
Twitter: @froebelMU
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 564
2020 507
2019 499