Post Primary Teacher Education - Religious Education & English

St. Patrick's Campus DCU


Course Name Post Primary Teacher Education - Religious Education & English
Course Provider St. Patrick's Campus DCU
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin City University
Course Code DC010
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 9
Qualification Letters B.Rel.Ed.
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish. In addition, applicants must present at least two subjects at grade H5.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Limited for Entry
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on 15 January of the year of entry.

Leaving Certificate Subject Combinations Certain subjects will not be scored separately if they occur in combination with subjects that are sim...

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 Mature applicants to DC010, DC011, DC012

You must apply through the CAO (www. by 1 February. After completing the CAO application, all applicants must attend an interview. For details, please visit the relevant course information web page.
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Matric Required Yes
Number of Places 45
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why DCU?
Specialised centre of excellence, with a rich history in teacher education – it’s what we do

Teaching placements take up 25% of the course - preparing you to teach in the 21st-century classroom

You will be qualified to teach Rel...

Subjects Taught

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Year 1
Education and School Placement:
Teaching Studies Foundational
Psychology and Human Development
Introduction to Religious Education
School Placement Programme 1

Theology, Religious Studies and Ethics:
History o...

Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Post Primary Teacher (RE and English)
Educational Leadership
Educational Administrator
Parish Ministry
The Arts
Musician Composer

In These Areas
Post Primary Schools
Government Departments
Private Sector
International Development Agencies
Culture and Heritage
Further Enquiries Dr. PJ Sexton
T +353 (0) 1884 2217
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 386
2018 349
2017 377