As a student at DCU’s Institute of Education, you will have access to more opportunities in teacher education than any other Irish institution.
- Study in a context characterised by innovation and development, scholarship, research and excellence in teaching and learning.
- Enjoy our active and friendly campuses.
- Strengthen your passion for learning and discover how you can make a difference.
- Experience an environment that puts the student first.
Early Childhood Education
The Bachelor of Education will prepare you for a rewarding career as a Primary School Teacher, a role that has a positive and lasting impact on young children's lives.
Ullmhóidh an Baitsiléir san Oideachas tú do ghairm bheatha thaitneamhach mar Mhúinteoir Bunscoile, ról a bhfuil tionchar dearfach agus tionchar buan aige ar shaol leanaí óga.
Course Information » DC003 (Restricted entry - Gaeltacht Applicants)
Course Information » DC004 (Formerly CICE BEd - restricted entry pathway for Church of Ireland, Methodist, Presbyterian, Society of Friends, Baptist and other reformed Christian applicants)
Course Information » DC005 Bachelor of Education Irish Sign Language (Restricted Entry Pathway for Deaf or Hard of Hearing applicants who are users of Irish Sign Language)
Bachelor of Religious Education and English
This course gives you a pathway to a rewarding and varied career in post-primary teaching, qualifying you to teach Religious Education and English to Honours Leaving Certificate Level.
Bachelor of Religious Education and History
Are you interested in a rewarding and varied career in post-primary teaching? Are you fascinated by history and the big ideas that underpin religious belief? Do you want to have a positive impact on young people’s lives and development? If the answer is yes, then this course could be for you.
Bachelor of Religious Education and Music (Restricted)
Are you passionate about music? Are you fascinated by the big questions and ideas at the heart of religious belief systems? With this degree, you can look forward to a great career as a post-primary teacher in two highly rewarding subjects.
Are you passionate about languages and learning? Do you want to play a part in the language development of the next generation? Then this course is for you.
Are you a change-maker, interested in shaping teaching and learning for the future? Do you want to have a positive impact on young people’s lives, by introducing them to knowledge and skills that are transforming our world? If so, this programme is for you!
If you love science and maths, and would like to share your enthusiasm, interest and knowledge with young people, you’ll thrive on the BSc in Science and Mathematics Education.
BSc in Physical Education with Biology
Do you really enjoy getting active while also having a passion for subjects such as biology and science?
BSc in Physical Education with Mathematics
Do you really enjoy both physical activity and mathematics? This course is a brilliant opportunity to combine your passions and go on to make a positive impact on society through education.
Education and Training
There’s a strong demand for educators and trainers across Ireland, from individual communities through to large organisations. On this course, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to enter a career area that can change lives, and one that has excellent employment opportunities.
Are you passionate about making a difference? Do you want a varied career that allows you to develop people’s skills and knowledge in a wide range of settings? This course puts you on the road to being a qualified trainer and also offers a pathway to DCU’s BSc in Education and Training.