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Pre-University Arts in Cultural and Heritage Studies

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Pre-University Arts in Cultural and Heritage Studies

Course Code: CI061CH
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Cultural and Heritage Studies
QQI Code: 5M2154
Duration: 1 Year
Pre University Cultural and Heritage Studies

Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Course Description
This course is designed for students who are interested in a career in the area of Irish heritage and culture and as an access course to Arts degree programmes at NUI colleges. Students on this course gain an understanding of Irish archaeology and local history and an appreciation of Irish culture and heritage. The development of research skills is an important element of this course.

Course Content
Appreciation of Irish Culture
Folklore and Ethnology
Local History
Word Processing
Work Experience

Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities are varied and graduates can expect to find employment in areas such as tourism, education, heritage, public information and community development.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).