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There is one undergraduate degree programme within the School of Education, Bachelor In Music Education which attracts the best students from Ireland and overseas.

The degree of Bachelor in Music Education is a professional degree of the University of Dublin, which is intended to provide for the academic and professional requirements of those wishing to become teachers of music in post-primary schools. The course is provided by the School of Education, Trinity College Dublin in association with DIT and RIAM. In alternating years students will be admitted to the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and the Royal Irish Academy of Music with each group being full students of Trinity College, Dublin. The college of intake in September 2016 is RIAM.

The degree is an integrated course of study designed to equip students with a high standard of performance in their principal study and an associated competence in related musical skills e.g. conducting, keyboard skills, performance in choral, orchestral and chamber music groups, all of which are taught by either the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama or the Royal Irish Academy of Music. The course also provides for a solid grounding in harmony, counterpoint, composition, orchestration, analysis, history of music and Irish traditional music.

Students will study the following educational course components provided by the School of Education in Trinity College, the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and the Royal Irish Academy of Music: the philosophy of education; educational issues; the sociology of education; research methodology; Irish Education History and Policy; the sociology of music and music education; educational psychology; curriculum assessment; the practice of music education and school placement. An honors degree of B.Mus.Ed is awarded at the end of the fourth year. The course is intended to provide for the academic and professional requirements of teachers of music. Graduates of the course are recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland. Further information on the Bachelor in Education ➤➤Here

Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice

This Certificate is highly innovative in Irish and international terms, pioneering an exciting approach that opens up specially designed third level study opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities. The programme is aimed at transforming possibilities open to people with intellectual disability as they make transitions towards adult life and the workforce. It is intended that the programme template being developed here in the School at The Centre for Inclusion and Intellectual Disability will be fully tested and evaluated. Ultimately, the goal is to achieve a roll-out of this model of provision across other interested third level institutions in Ireland and elsewhere ➤➤ Please refer to The Centre for Inclusion and Intellectual Disability website for further details.


Last updated 5 September 2016 kellyva@tcd.ie.