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DK861
Digital Humanities

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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This is a three-year Honours degree in the Arts subjects of History, English, Archaeology, Politics & Society.  You will choose and study TWO of these Arts subjects. This course aims to deepen your understanding in the traditional areas of the Arts; History-English Literature and Culture-Archaeology-Politics & Society; while applying the new resources and forms of writing presented by Digital Media.  

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Dundalk IT

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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3 Distinctions

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Graduates will be qualified for accreditation with the Teaching Council for entry for post-Primary teaching in History, English, Civil Social & Political Education (CSPE). Graduates wil be highly desirable as teachers in the “New Technology” classroom.



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