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The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Dublin City University - DCU
Dublin City University - DCU
Course Code
DC011
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points
373
Points Change
+23

Course Summary

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.

Course Details

College Link > DC011 - Post Primary Teacher Education - Religious Education and History

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

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

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Note: Information for 2019 Entry
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

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Social

The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

Career Progression

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

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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