Approved intakes to Initial Teacher Education courses

The Department of Education is responsible for determining the number of students to be admitted each year to courses of Initial Teacher Education (ITE).

2016/17

Route Primary
BEd

Primary
PGCE

Primary
PGCE
IME

Primary
PGCE
Early
Years

Post-Primary
BEd
Post-Primary
PGCE

Post-Prmary
PGCE
IME

Total
Stranmillis
University
College
95 - - 15 50 - - 160
St Mary's 
University
College
95 - 20 - 50 - - 165
Queen's 
University
Belfast
- - - - - 134 4 138
Ulster
University
- 33 - - - 80 4 117
Total 190 33 20 15 100 214 8 580

2015/16

Route Primary
BEd
Primary
PGCE
Primary
PGCE
IME
Primary
PGCE
Early
Years
Post-Primary
BEd
Post-Primary
PGCE
Post-Prmary
PGCE
IME
Total
Stranmillis
University
College
95 - - 15 50 - - 160
St Mary's 
University
College
95 - 20 - 50 - - 165
Queen's 
University
Belfast
- - - - - 134 4 138
Ulster
University
- 33 - - - 80 4 117
Total 190 33 20 15 100 214 8 580

2014/15

Route Primary
BEd
Primary
PGCE
Primary
PGCE
IME
Primary
PGCE
Early
Years
Post-Primary
BEd
Post-Primary
PGCE
Post-Prmary
PGCE
IME
Total
Stranmillis
University
College
95 - - 15 50 - - 160
St Mary's 
University
College
95 - 20 - 50 - - 165
Queen's 
University
Belfast
- - - - - 134 4 138
Ulster
University
- 33 - - - 80 4 117
The Open
‚ÄčUniversity
- - - - - 20 - 20
Total 190 33 20 15 100 234 8 600

2013/14

Route Primary
BEd
Primary
PGCE
Primary
PGCE
IME
Primary
PGCE
Early
Years
Post-Primary
BEd
Post-Primary
PGCE
Post-Prmary
PGCE
IME
Total
Stranmillis
University
College
95 - - 15 50 - - 160
St Mary's 
University
College
95 - 20 - 50 - - 165
Queen's 
University
Belfast
- - - - - 134 4 138
Ulster
University
- 33 - - - 80 4 117
The Open
University
- - - - - 20 - 20
Total 190 33 20 15 100 234 8 600

BEd - Bachelor of Education
PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate in Education
IME - Irish-medium Education

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