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In Year One of this course, you’ll cover the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, engineering and computing. A major group project involves the design and building of a radio-controlled device.
The design-related modules are continued from Year One and further developed in Year Two, as they’re of primary importance in linking the disciplines of engineering and healthcare. In your second year, you’ll cover a combination of mechanical engineering, biological and bioengineering subjects.
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You will undertake a range of modules, including those in which you will:
Investigate various perspectives—biological, social, political, ethical, psychological—that you can employ in examining health issues
Learn about health research
Actively engage in health projects or campaigns
Develop your own ‘healthy qualities’
One of the most exciting and rewarding elements of the course is our hands-on approach to School Placement. Over the four years of the course students have an opportunity to gain valuable and extensive experience within a range of teaching and learning environments including engagement in observation of practice, micro-teaching, peer-teaching, team-teaching and school-based placement (in both primary and post-primary sectors). Students are supported throughout their professional development by experienced School Placement tutors and school-based cooperating teachers. School placement also…Find out more
Our Bachelor of Education (ISL) course is designed to help you become a skilled and creative teacher.
In Years One and Two, students cover the basics needed for teaching. You will come to understand how children think and learn in active ways. Your curriculum courses will prepare you to teach all the subjects of the primary curriculum using approaches that develop children’s understanding and motivation. You’ll also take modules in Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology of Education and History of Education.
In Year Three, you will review what you’…Find out more
The DCU Bachelor of Arts Single Module (BASM) study option allows students to undertake study at (level 8) degree level for personal enjoyment or professional development without having to commit to study towards an exit award.
Of specific interest to many Bachelor of Arts Single Module (BASM) students is that the History, Literature and Sociology modules are recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland for general registration in relation to the (post-primary level) teaching of History, English and CSPE respectively. Post-primary level teachers who wish to up-skill…Find out more
The DCU Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Psychology Major) is a Level 8 honours degree programme, which provides students with a focused, tailored programme of education in Psychology.
Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and mental process, and as such is concerned with why we do what we do, feel what we feel and think what we think. Psychologists use rigorous scientific methods to further our understanding in a wide range of topics, as Psychology is a broad discipline. Psychological knowledge has many applications in a variety of…Find out more
The English and History subject areas are each presented as a suite of six modules which cover different aspects of that subject, for example Land, Politics & Society in Independent Ireland in History or The Renaissance in Literature.
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The History subject stream equips students with a wide range of skills and techniques upon which historical research and writings are based. Students will engage in the critical examination of historians' works, and the evaluation of…Find out more
The DCU Bachelor of Arts in Humanities is a Level 8 honours degree programme. Students undertaking this degree choose between studying a selection of modules in History, Literature, Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology.
Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in a Humanities discipline, for example Literature or Sociology, or are seeking a broad-based undergraduate education the DCU Bachelor of Arts (Honours - Level 8) in Humanities provides you with the means to achieve your goals. The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities has…Find out more