Education Studies

Marino Institute of Education


Course Name Education Studies
Course Provider Marino Institute of Education
Alternative Provider(s) Trinity College Dublin
Course Code CM010
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Griffith Avenue
Duration 4 years full-time
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements

• No. of Leaving Cert subjects: 6

• Min no. of higher level subjects: 2 (Min Grade H5)

• Min no. of ordinary level subjects: 4 (Min Grade O6)

• Minimum grades: Maths – H7/O6, English – H7/O6, Language – H7/O6

• Minimum CAO Points Requirement: 315

• IELTS: Level 6.5 (or equivalent)
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Full Level 5 Major award in one of the following areas, with distinctions in at least 5 modules: Art, Craft and Design, Creative Craft, Design, Graphic Design, Administration, Office Administration, Applied Social Studies, Multim...

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Mature Applicants Applicants who are 23 years of age, or over, on 1 January of the year of entry to the institute, may apply for entry to the Bachelor in Education (Primary Teaching) or the Bachelor in Science courses on mature grounds. Mature applicants apply to the CAO by 1 February.
Alternative Entry Advanced Entry
Students who have successfully completed one or more years in a similar full-time course at degree level may apply for advanced entry to the B.Sc. in Education Studies course. Such places are limited and applicants must meet all the minimum requirements of the course and attend an interview. Contact for information.
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Course Fee

Expand+The Bachelor in Education (Primary Teaching and Baitsiléir san Oideachas trí Mheán na Gaeilge (Bunmhúinteorieacht) are covered by the Free Fees initiative which means that most students will pay only the annual Student Contribution. The Department of...

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+Education happens in all kinds of places and throughout our lives – not just in school buildings and not just in our early years. If you choose the B.Sc. in Education Studies, you learn about the many ways, times and places in which people learn, and...

Subjects Taught

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Year 1

• How People Learn
• What is Education?
• Adult Education
• Education & the Arts 1
• Communication for Education
• Technology for Teaching & Learning
• 2 Optional Modules*

Year 2

• Contemporary Issues & Controv...

Number of Credits ECTS Credits: 240
Comment Award level: NFQ 8
Awarding body: Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
Careers or Further Progression

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The degree of B.Sc. in Education Studies provides skills and competencies that are useful in a wide range of careers. Many opportunities exist in the area of education and training. On completion of the course you could w...

Points History
Year Points
2019 317
2018 326
2017 315