Undergraduate
BA Arts Education (Computer Science and Mathematical Studies)

NUI Galway

Course Overview


This is a new course which allows you to combine the study of mathematics with computer science and post-primary teaching education.

This is a four year concurrent initial teacher education programme and includes a number of school placement opportunities throughout the course. At the end of this four year course graduates will be eligible to teach computer science and mathematics.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Galway

What is the length of the course?

4 Years Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

25

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 16,650

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • Our graduates are keenly sought for teaching positions in Ireland and abroad.
  • As part of this degree course you will undertake a school placement component each year.
  • Opportunities outside of the teaching profession include further or higher education, academic or industrial research, ICT, finance and technology.
  • In total, each pre-service teacher will complete 100 hours of teaching between years one and three, and 13 weeks in a second level school in year four of the programme.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

Minimum Grade H5 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at O6/H7 level in the Leaving Certificate, including Irish, English, another language, and three other subjects recognized for entry purposes.

English Requirements

Arts/Business/Law (No less than 5.5 in any Component)
IELTS: 6.5 Overall
TOEFL: 88
Pearson (PTE): 61
Duolingo English Test (DET)**: 110
• Temporary measure for 2020 only in response to COVID-19

Special Entry Requirements

A H5 or O1 Grade in Mathematics is also a requirement.

Career Prospects


Our graduates are keenly sought for teaching positions in Ireland and abroad. Opportunities outside of the teaching profession include further or higher education, academic or industrial research, ICT, finance and technology.

Notes


As part of this degree course you will undertake a school placement component each year. In total, each pre-service teacher will complete 100 hours of teaching between years one and three, and 13 weeks in a second level school in year four of the programme.