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GA282
Heritage Studies

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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 QQI, HEA 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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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200

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200

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The heritage studies programme will provide you with a broadbased knowledge of natural and human heritage through modules of study on archaeology, folklore, genealogy, geography, geology, history, literature, music and natural history. 

This programme is particularly appropriate for students wishing to acquire a broader knowledge and understanding of the built, cultural and natural heritages of Ireland, Europe and the wider world.

It will also provide you with an understanding of the role that heritage resource management plays in the safeguarding of archaeological and historic sites, national monuments, architecture, artefacts, archives, cultural landscapes and identities, habitats, flora and fauna.


GMIT - Graduate 2015 - Heritage Studies

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GA282 - Heritage Studies
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions

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Employment opportunities exist in the following areas:

• Arts administration
• Antiques and collectibles
• Archaeology
• Archives
• Business
• Charities and NGOs
• Civic trusts
• Civil service
• Community development
• Conservation and restoration
• Creative digital media
• Environmental consultancies
• Family history centres
• Genealogical companies
• Government departments
• GIS 
• Heritage centres and agencies
• Hospitality
• Journalism
• Lecturing
• Leisure
• Libraries
• Local authorities
• Marketing
• Museums
• National parks
• Planning
• Public relations
• Publishing houses
• Research
• Retail outlets
• Rural development
• Start-up enterprises
• Teaching
• Technology companies
• Tour guiding
• Tourism agencies
• Visitor attractions
• World heritage organisations.



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