BA EARLY CHILDHOOD - TEACHING AND LEARNING
Why choose this degree?
This course requires 4 additional subjects
Mature students - Information:
As this is a part-time degree, the mature age is 21 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. Admission is based on your application and interview. All mature applicants must:
Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2019. Late applications from mature students may be accepted after this date - consult the Undergraduate Studies website for updates. Application may not be made to the CAO after May 1st 2019.
Vetting by the National Vetting Bureau required.
Mature students must complete the CAO section for mature applicants fully, indicating clearly past or current studies, and outlining educational goals and objectives. Applicants are assessed on the basis of the information provided on their CAO application form. All questions should be answered in full.
What happens after I have submitted my application?
Mature students who meet the application criteria will be shortlisted and invited to come to Maynooth University in March/April for an interview and will be advised accordingly
Mature student applicants who have a disability
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for any written tests that may apply as a mature student applicant (to any of our degrees), please submit supporting documentation by 15 March 2019 to the Access Office. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline.
Mature students - Closing dates for application:
01 February 2019
Leaving Cert applicants are required to present 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish & English.
Offers of places on this programme are subject to a satisfactory background check by the National Vetting Bureau.
The Maynooth Education
Click here for details about 1st year optional Critical Skills courses and 2nd year optional Electives and degree pathways.
HEAR and DARE
DARE: The Disability Access Route to Education is a third level alternative admissions scheme for school-leavers whose disabilities have had a negative impact on their second level education.
HEAR: The Higher Education Access Route is a third level admissions scheme for school leavers from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds.
|How to apply|
The application process depends on the type of applicant you are. Click here for all information about how to apply.
Categories of applicant:
This part-time degree will prepare you to spearhead and lead learning and development in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE).
What is involved in obtaining the degree?
Campus venue: In order to maximise student access to the combined services and expertise of the two institutions, the programme is delivered across two locations: Maynooth Campus and Early Childhood Ireland in Hainault House, Belgard Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24. A new state-of-the-art €12m Education Building is planned for the Maynooth University Campus.
Duration: 3 years (part time)
Maynooth University Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education,
|Career and postgraduate options|
Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information about postgraduate options.
For further information on Postgraduate options please go to the Graduate Studies site