Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Education (Design, Graphics and Construction)
If you are interested in becoming a post-primary teacher and are passionate about the subjects Construction Studies and Design & Communication Graphics, this highly specialised course provides you with a unique learning opportunity.
In-class theory and carefully designed projects and assignments are used to ensure that learners can engage with the subject matter in a meaningful and comprehensive way. Small group sizes, as well as the use of numerous and innovative teaching techniques, will make for a varied and stimulating learning experience.
Design-led projects and a strong focus on design, woodwork, CAD and graphics ensures graduates are competent and confident in their role as a professional teacher. School Placements each year provide students with experience of the classroom, the role of the teacher and the whole school environment in a structured and supportive way.
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Why Study this course?
Teaching Council Approved
This course is approved by the Teaching Council. Graduates of this post-primary initial teacher education programme can register with the Teaching Council to teach Construction Studies and Design & Communication Graphics to Leaving Certificate honours Level. They can also teach Wood Technology and Graphics within the new Junior Cycle curriculum.
School Placements each year provide students with experience of the classroom, the role of the teacher and the whole school environment in a structured and supportive way.
Years 1 and 2 of this course are delivered at ATU Connemara, while Years 3 and 4 are run at ATU Galway City, with some classes also in NUI Galway.