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Professional Diploma in Education - Home Economics

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PrDip in Ed
Programme Code: CR_FHOEC_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Part Time, Partially Online
 
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:65
programmeReviewDate:December 2024
Department:TOURISM & HOSPITALITY
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A specialised knowledge of the theory, principles, concepts, methodologies and practical applications associated with Home Economics Studies & Pedagogy; Food, Health and Culinary Skills; Responsible Family Living; Textiles and Craft.
  (b) Knowledge of the key concepts in the study of education and specifically in the teaching of Home Economics.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) An ability to evaluate current theory and best practice in the fields of Home Economics Studies & Pedagogy; Food, Health and Culinary Skills; Responsible Family Living; Textiles and Craft through the application of research, exercising critical thinking and problem solving, thus being capable of meeting and exceeding strategic objectives of the Home Economics discipline.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to discern and apply a wide range of techniques to the diverse disciplines within this course applicable to the Home Economics Studies & Pedagogy; Food, Health and Culinary Skills; Responsible Family Living; Textiles and Craft settings and related sectors.
  (b) The skills to critically review the pedagogical approaches applied in the teaching of home economics.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to analyse situations, solutions and opportunities; apply theory and practical techniques to plan, direct, organise projects, groups or events while meeting the need of the relevant audience and achieving the objectives of the organisation through a leadership role.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The capacity to employ analytical and problem-solving skills in a professional and ethical manner in a wide range of contexts, within the home economics domain.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) An ability to contribute positively, both autonomously and as a member of a team, and to work ethically and professionally with a capacity for leadership, integrity, and empathy while meeting objectives in given roles within the Home Economics Studies & Pedagogy; Food, Health and Culinary Skills; Responsible Family Living; Textiles and Craft environments and in the classroom.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) An ability to identify and address continuous learning requirements at a personal and professional level to update competencies and knowledge. Be able to embrace change, present and future, within the respective sector(s) within the home economics domain.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to articulate their personal motivations through aims and objectives within this diverse range of sectors, which includes Home Economics Studies & Pedagogy; Food, Health and Culinary Skills; Responsible Family Living; Textiles and Craft at an operational, educational or management capacity.
  (b) An ability to interact and communicate with others in a manner which ethically promotes their own personal interests while encouraging others to succeed and operate to a high ethical and professional standard.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
EDUC7025 Home Economics Studies
BIOL7032 Science for Home Economics
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
TEXT8002 Fashion, Design & Craft
HOSP7067 Applied Culinary & Food Safety

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
SOCI8011 Sociology for Home Economics
BIOL8031 Human Nutrition for Home Ec.
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
TEXT8002 Fashion, Design & Craft
HOSP7067 Applied Culinary & Food Safety
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOL8032 Applied Nutrition
CIVL8042 Designing Sustainable Homes
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
TEXT8003 Garment Design & Construction
FOOD8007 App Food Pres & Food Science

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ACCT8011 Financial & Consumer Studies
EDUC8064 Home Economics Pedagogy
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
TEXT8003 Garment Design & Construction
FOOD8007 App Food Pres & Food Science

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