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
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

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Subjects Required
No additional requirements (general entry requirements only, see below)

General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include the subjects Mathematics a...

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

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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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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
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: 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?
- Specialised centre of excellence, with a rich history in Teacher Education – it’s what we do

- 25% Teaching Placement – preparing you to teach in the 21st-century classroom

- You will be qualified to teach Religious Education (RE) a...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?
Year One
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...

Comment Additional Information
This course will enable graduates to register with the Teaching Council of Ireland. Graduates can apply immediately for employment in second level schools as teachers of Religious Education and their related course subject (English/History/Music) up to and including Honours Leaving Certificate level.
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