CAO Code AU390
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Early Childhood Care, Health & Education

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Early Childhood Care, Health & Education is a four-year degree course that equips graduates with the necessary competencies to work with young children and their families. It is an invigorating and exciting career path.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

Professional Recognition

The BSc and BSc (Hons) in Early Childhood Care, Health and Education at ATU Donegal, is officially recognised as meeting the Professional Award Criteria and Guidelines for initial professional education (Level 7 and 8), for the Early Learning and Care sector in Ireland which have been published by the Minister of Education and Skills.

Key Information

Programme Co-Ordinator: Ms Veronica Mc Taggart,

Placement Information

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If you would like to support a student on placement please complete the below forms and a member of our team will contact you.

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EU Fees: €2,700.

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Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186309 / +353(0)74 9186310

Head of Department Dr Nigel McKelvey

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Early Education & Social Studies