The Pre-University Arts in Cultural and Heritage Studies 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.

Pre-University Arts in Cultural and Heritage Studies

5M2154

Course Fees

€500

Students on this Pre-University Arts in Cultural and Heritage Studies 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.

About This Course

Course Content

Appreciation of Irish Culture

Folklore and Ethnology

Word Processing

Choice of French, German or Spanish ab initio

Local History

Archaeology

Heritage

Work Experience

Communications

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.

Further Study

Graduates of this course in Pre-University Arts in Cultural and Heritage Studies 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).

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.

Certification

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Cultural and Heritage Studies