Pre University Arts Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021

Course description

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What Is Pre-University Arts?

This one-year course will aim to prepare participants for entrance into
Arts programmes in Irish universities and colleges as well as preparing
students to work in a European environment both in Ireland and abroad.
Students will be able to take this cultural option through archaeology,
folklore and history modules or concentrate on a language option with
European Studies.

Course Content
The following modules will be offered:
• Local History • Communications
• Folklore & Ethnology • Word Processing
• Archaeology • Work Experience
• Language option • European Studies
• Philosophy
QQI Level 5 in Culture and Heritage Studies 5M2154 or in Language
and European Studies 5M2073

Career Opportunities
There are now over 140 places in First Arts in Maynooth University,
25 places in UCD as well as numerous places in Maynooth University,
UCD, DCU, Mater Dei, Milltown, UCC, Athlone IT, Carlow College,
NUIG, IT Blanchardstown, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Carlow
College, Marino Institute of Education, American College Dublin, Dun
Laoghaire IADT, NCAD.and many local IT colleges for students who
hold a QQI qualification in Culture and Heritage Studies or Language
and European Studies. There are also opportunities in travel and tourism,
European administration, local heritage concerns as well as in the business
world through insurance, banking, or international trade.

Higher Education Progression
Maynooth: MH101 Arts (Level 8, 3 Years)
DCU: DC009 Arts (Level 8, 3-4 Years)
UCD: DN 520 Arts (Level 8, 3 years

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other
equivalent qualification • All applicants will be interviewed regardless
of previous qualifications • Apply directly at

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