About the courseThis degree enables you to become a fully qualified science teacher in four years. Training takes place in UCCs state-of-the-art Eureka Centre for Inquiry Based Education in Science and Mathematics. In Year 1 students undertake a common first-year science course with other science students, allowing time to settle in to UCC and think about a career in science teaching. At the beginning of Year 2, you register for the BSc(Ed) and choose to specialise in either the biology or chemistry or the physics stream. You will obtain an introduction to science teaching and science education and spend some time on Teaching Placement at a local secondary school, as well as studying second-year science modules.
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AboutUCC is a world-leading university which prides itself on delivering outstanding taught programmes and supporting a globally significant research community. The university’s ethos is centred on promoting diversity of thought, knowledge exchange and career ambition. It collaborates with hundreds of other institutions around the world and hosts thousands of international students from around the world.
Sixteen of the subject areas offered by UCC are featured in the top tiers of global rankings and the university is a five-time winner of the ‘Irish University of the Year’ accolade by the Sunday Times and is ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide.
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Student numbers, at over 21,000 in 2016, increased from the late 1980s, precipitating the expansion of the campus by the acquisition of adjacent buildings and lands As of 2017, the university is rolling out a programme to increase the space across its campuses, with part of this development involving the creation of a student hub to support academic strategy, to add 600 new student accommodation spaces, and to develop an outdoor sports facility. In 2018, UCCs campus became home to the first "plastic free" café in Ireland, with the opening of the Bio Green Café in the Biosciences building.