Why study Education / Teaching Science
If you have a passion for Science and an interest in Education, then this subject path is ideal for you, allowing the integrated study of Science with Education in preparation for a career in post-primary teaching. BSc Science (with Education) students can choose any two subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
Teacher education in Maynooth University is a Masters Level qualification. For four years you will study as an undergraduate for a two-subject science degree, and complete 60 credits in education. After four years you are awarded a BSc Science (with Education); a level 8 degree. To qualify to teach, students then progress into year five which carries the award Professional Master of Education (PME ), at Level 9. Upon graduation you will meet all the Teaching Council requirements to be registered as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) in two subjects.