Entrepreneurship in Education and Training

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Entrepreneurship in Education and Training

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Education, Entrepreneurial Management, Teacher Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The purpose of this module is to give students an understanding of the theory and practice of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education. Students are encouraged to develop their own entrepreneurial skills, attitudes and behaviours. Students also learn to embed entrepreneurial learning in primary/secondary/third level, industry and further education contexts. Students will be given the opportunity to critically reflect on entrepreneurship in all its forms (business, social, internal) and on the role it plays in society.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify Entrepreneurial characteristics, the role they play and recognise these characteristics in themselves.
    2. Analyse the role of entrepreneurial culture in a range of educational settings from primary to further, adult and continuing education up until tertiary.
    3. Recognise entrepreneurial opportunities and their role in education
    4. Evaluate and discuss the resources needed for entrepreneurship education

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.