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DC011
Post Primary Teacher Education - Religious Education and History

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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350

2017 Points

350

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Throughout this course students will cover the four areas of  Education, Teaching Theory and Practice, Theology, Religious Studies and Ethics and History

The academic and professional formation of the teacher is integrated into this college course which means that on successful completion of the programme students are qualified as Post-Primary Teachers in their chosen subjects.

On successful completion graduates are qualified to teach RE and History to Honours Leaving Certificate Level.

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This course is still being run on the Mater Dei Campus, but you register as a DCU student.


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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

Search for PLC Courses offering these awards
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Old Code New Code Award Title
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
EETXX  5M3635  Education and Training


Note: Information for 2017 Entry

Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in 5 modules which must include one of the following:


G20001 - Communications

5N0690 - Communications

5N1367 - Teamworking

5N1390 - Personal Effectiveness

5N1615 - Problem Solving

5N3631 - Concepts in Education and Training

5N3632 - Interpersonal and Group Behaviour

Note: Information for 2017 Entry

Points Calculator for QQI Awards
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25% of this programme is devoted to school placement preparing students to teach in the 21st century classroom 

Graduates find employment as second level teachers, work in journalism, the arts, parish ministry and also find employment in Government Departments, International Development Agencies, Culture and Heritage and Media



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