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About

The Education Primary Teaching (Gaeltacht) degree from Maynooth University is designed to prepare students to become primary school teachers within the Republic of Ireland (both qualifications may offer the opportunity to work in many countries internationally). 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Child-centred and active approaches to teaching are central to the Froebel philosophy and permeate the ethos in the Department.

The foundation disciplines of Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology and History of Education form the theoretical basis for this degree.

Education modules and school-based practice within a variety of placement settings feature across all 4 years, as well as a placement in the Gaeltacht for 2 fortnight blocks at Easter in second and third year.

Graduates of the Education Primary Teaching (Gaeltacht) degree from Maynooth University are eligible to register with the Teaching Council and are qualified to teach in primary schools in Ireland.

Career

  • 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;
  • Other areas include volunteering in developing countries, authoring of educational texts, third level teacher education, civil service

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum and Methodologies 
  • Dialogue
  • Including Every Child 
  • Mathematical and Scientific Enquiry 
  • Placement Learning: Education for the Middle Years
  • Professional and Personal Skills for Teaching and Learning 
  • Social Construct of Identity in the Primary School

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  •     Official academic transcripts and diplomas
  •     Passport
  •     Statement of purpose
  •     Letters of recommendation (x2) for postgraduate students only
  •     English proof of proficiency (if required).  If your score is pending you may submit your application for review and send your score later.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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