Minor Programme

Primary Education / Dublin


DCU Institute of Education

Social Sciences


Induction week Mon 16.09.20, Lectures 23.09.20, Exams 6-18.01.21

Bachelor Students



The Courses

EC206 - Language and  cultural diversity – 5 ECTS


ES310 - Values,  Identity and Intercultural Learning – 5 ECTS

ES105 - Education forsustainable development – 5 ECTS

or both:

ED4055 - Maths Education – 2.5 ECTS

4ED4056 - Enabling Learning – 2.5 ECTS

ES330 - CT, Teaching Strategies & Prof.Preparation – 5 ECTS


ES217 - Psychology of Individual Difference& Diversity – 5 ECTS

ED2019 - Dramaand physical education – 5ECTS

HD317 - Advanced Research Methods – 5 ECTS


ES313 - Developing a Research Perspective – 5 ECTS

Optional Courses

All course modules are optional, but must award at least 30 ECTS

ED4013 - Spec and Incl Ed and Social Inclusion – 5 ECTS

ED4010 - Children Their Wellbeing and Society – 5 Exams in January

ES311 - Equality Access and Inclusion – 5 ECTS

ES336 - Dev Psych and Ind Differences – 5 Exams in January

HD211 - Psych 1 Learning and Motivation – 5 Exams in January

HD213 - Social Context of Adolescence – 5 Exams in January

ED4014 - Schools as Communities – 5 ECTS

ES102 - Curriculum Development – 5 ECTS

ES310 - Values Identity and InterculturalLearning – 5 ECTS

ES313 - Developing a Research Perspective – 5 ECTS

ES328 - Prof Dev and LLL – 5 ECTS

ES330 - ICT Teaching Strategies and Prof Prep – 5 ECTS

How to apply

International Incoming Exchange Student Handbook – download here

Contact: Kathleen Gordon, 

Nominations can only be accepted from subject areas for which an active agreement exists. 

Please include the follwing information in your mail:

  • Student Gender:
  • Student Surname:
  • Student First Name:
  • Student Email: Study Level (UG,PG):
  • Term of Study (Semester 1, Full Year, Semester 2):
  • Subject Area (as per Bilateral Agreement): 

Following nomination, the students will be sent details on the online application procedures.

Apply now!

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Dublin City University (DCU) is a young, ambitious and vibrant university, with a mission ‘to transform lives and societies through education, research, innovation and engagement’. Known as Ireland’s ‘University of Enterprise and Transformation’, DCU is committed to the development of talent, and the discovery and translation of knowledge that advances society and the economy. The university is based on three academic campuses in the Glasnevin-Drumcondra region of north Dublin. It currently has more than 18,000 students enrolled across its five faculties – Science and Health, DCU Business School, Computing and Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences and DCU Institute of Education.

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