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Year 1

Active approaches to teaching Literacy and Numeracy in the primary school
Mandatory module
MCS1011
An Introduction to Religious Studies
Mandatory module
MRS1021
Curriculum Studies: the Northern Ireland Curriculum in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1
Mandatory module
MCS1012
Philosophical and historical perspectives on educational development and practice – Primary
Mandatory module
MES1011
School Experience and Understanding pupils, schools and teachers-Primary
Mandatory module
MSW1011

Year 2

Students take all modules on either the “Year 2” or “Year 2 – European Outreach Alternative” pathway

Aspects of the Primary Curriculum
Mandatory module
MCS2014
Introduction to the Study of the New Testament
Mandatory module
MRS2023
Issues in Literacy and Numeracy
Mandatory module
MCS2013
Promoting learning in schools and classrooms – Primary
Mandatory module
MSW2013
Psychological perspectives on teaching and learning: understanding how children think and learn
Mandatory module
MES2013
The Nature of the Church and the Celebration of the Sacraments
Mandatory module
MRS2006

Year 2 – European Outreach Alternative

Curriculum Studies (European Outreach)
Mandatory module
MCS2080
European Outreach Primary 5
Mandatory module
MEO2008
Introduction to the New Testament and the Sacraments (European Outreach)
Mandatory module
MRS2080
Psychological perspectives and promoting learning in schools and classrooms – Primary
Mandatory module
MES2081

Year 3

Approaches to Understanding God
Mandatory module
MRS3010
Divine Revelation and Human Response
Mandatory module
MRS3009
Faith, Belonging and Worship in a Multi-Religious World
Mandatory module
MRS3031
Promoting high quality Literacy and Numeracy teaching and learning
Mandatory module
MCS3015
School Experience and meeting the needs of learners 3-11
Mandatory module
MSW3015
Sociological perspectives on teaching and learning: homes, schools and society – Primary
Mandatory module
MES3015

Year 4

Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice – Primary
Mandatory module
MES3020
Ensuring achievement in Literacy and Numeracy
Mandatory module
MCS3017
Professional Enquiry for Improvement (The Capstone) – Primary
Mandatory module
MES3029
School Experience and developing leadership for learning – Primary
Mandatory module
MSW3017

Year 4 – Optional

Students on the IME pathway take MCS3022 and one other module. All other students select three modules (not including MCS3022).

Current Issues in the Primary Curriculum for Irish-medium Education
MCS3022
Curriculum Studies: Art and Design Education
MCS3024
Developing the Primary Curriculum – Drama
MCS3027
Developing the Primary Curriculum – Community Engagement and Service
MCS3026
Developing the Primary Curriculum – History/ Geography
MCS3021
Developing the Primary Curriculum – Music
MCS3018
Developing the Primary Curriculum – PE
MCS3019
Developing the Primary Curriculum: Science
MCS3025

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