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Education - Primary Teaching

Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

48 months
Duration
5128 EUR/year
2564 EUR/year
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About

The Education - Primary Teaching programme from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick is a four-year, full-time, honours degree (Level 8) designed to qualify students to teach in primary schools. 

Overview

Accredited by the Teaching Council, IT seeks to equip participants with the competence to teach at all levels of the primary school. Reflecting the College's well-established reputation for excellence in teacher education, this Education - Primary Teaching programme from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick enables students to examine their role as a learner, a teacher, a researcher and a leader. 

It comprises of on-campus study and school placement, and also gives students the opportunity to specialise in specific areas in education or the liberal arts. Insightful and challenging, the B Ed programme will prepare you for a varied and rewarding career as an educator.

Careers

  • The Bachelor of Education - Primary Teaching is designed to qualify students to teach in primary school. This Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick accredited degree is an internationally recognised qualification and was the first programme of its kind to be accredited by the Teaching Council of Ireland. The course promotes the personal and intellectual development of students, while providing the professional and academic foundation for a career in teaching.

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Teaching Council, IT.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Language and Literacy
  • Mathematics and its Teaching 
  • Developing criticality around recent and contemporary issues in education 
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Technology and Educational Methodology
  • Becoming a Student Teacher
  • Professional Placement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The normal deadline for applying through CAO is 1 February, the late deadline is 1 May and the deadline for change of mind is 1 July.

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must be at least 16 years old on 15 January of the year of entry.

Applicants must have obtained the following minimum grades at a single sitting of the Leaving Certificate examination:

  • Grade H5 on a Higher Level paper in not less than three subjects
  • Grade O6/H7 in three other subjects (Higher or Ordinary Level)

Applicants must have obtained the following grades, at minimum, in the following subjects:

  • Gaeilge - Grade H4
  • Mathematics - O4 or H7
  • English - O4 or H7

Foundation Level Mathematics does not satisfy the entry requirement in Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5128 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5128 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2564 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2564 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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