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Bachelor of Education in Gaeilge, and French or German or Spanish

Baitsiléir Oideachais i nGaeilge, agus Fraincis nó Gearmáinis nó Spáinnis


This four-year Post Primary Teacher Education [Gaeilge and French, German or Spanish] degree is a ‘concurrent’ teacher education course – meaning that the academic and professional formation of the teacher is integrated into all four years. It will fully qualify you to teach second-level Gaeilge and another language on completion of the course. You’ll gain valuable and extensive experience, including peer-teaching, team-teaching and school-based placement.


Tá ganntanas múinteoirí teanga in iar-bhunscoileanna na hÉireann san am i láthair agus beidh ardéileamh ar chéimithe an chúrsa seo dá bharr sin. Cabhróidh cur chuige sainiúil an chúrsa seo leat ardchumas a bhaint amach sa Ghaeilge agus sa teanga eile a roghnóidh tú, rud a fhágfaidh go mbeidh tú i do mhúinteoir muiníneach, éifeachtach. Beidh tú breá cáilithe cosán rathúil a leanúint i réimse gairmeacha eile freisin.


Currently, there is a shortage of language teachers in the post-primary schools so graduates of this course will be highly sought after. The unique approach taken in this course will enable you to reach a high level of ability in Gaeilge and your chosen language enabling you to be a confident and effective language teacher.


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Why Choose a DCU Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences degree?

 Communication Studies

DCU is top ranked for Communications and Media in Ireland for last 5 years. DCU is the only Irish university in top 200 in world for communications.  Communications Studies provides a route to opportunities in a wide range of careers in media industries, including advertising, PR, social media companies and media production.  The course mixes media analysis with practice based subjects in performance, audio, imaging and video.


Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours)       

DCU offers an Arts degree (Joint Honours) with difference.  You can choose a mix of long-established subjects, such as English Literature, Gaeilge, international languages, History, Geography, Law, Music, Politics, Theology and Philosophy with newer disciplines, such as media studies, human development and international relations.   You can apply to spend a year abroad studying in another country or spend a year on paid work experience between year 2 and 3.  Our employment rates are best in class – 56% of graduates from Bachelor degrees in DCU’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are in employment within 9 months of graduation, with 38% moving directly on to further study at masters level.


Languages as part of Business, Teaching and Humanities degrees

Foreign language skills are in demand and may provide you with a competitive edge in your future career. Look at the number of multinational companies such as Google, Linkedin and Facebook who have set up their European headquarters in Dublin! Why not check out the many opportunities that DCU offer to study languages as part of their Business, Teaching and Humanities degrees.  The languages on offer in DCU are French, German, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese.


The School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies offer wide ranging career options in business, international organisations and as a specialist in translation or interpretation. The newly refurbished language labs in DCU plus the opportunity to spend a year abroad in a selected partner university will help you gain confidence in your chosen language.


Supporting Leaving Certificate Study 2019

DCU Library is pleased to provide access to O’Reilly Library on DCU Glasnevin Campus and Cregan Library on DCU St Patricks Campus (free of charge) to secondary school students preparing for their Leaving Certificate exams.

Access is available from: 21st May – 25th June 2019

Online registration and more information can be found on the library website: