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CK107
Geographical and Archaeological Sciences

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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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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 - 4 Years
Duration of course
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This course will appeal to students interested in exploring the past and present relationship between human societies and their environments, and contemporary issues relating to heritage management, the environment and sustainable living.

Geography and Archaeology are closely related disciplines, concerned with concepts of time and space in relation to human culture and landscape. This BA offers a broad foundation in both, with relevant teaching in the areas of computer science, earth science and environmental science. The aim is to provide you with a wide range of vocational skills relevant to Geography and Archaeology that are also transferable to other areas of employment.

Archaeology at UCC
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
6M3566 Drama
6M0691 Software Development
CASFX 5M5267 Food Science
EPAMX 5M2011 Music
5M5165 Trade Union Studies
5M5162 Media Engineering
EPATP 5M5163 Theatre Performance
EPADT 5M5152 Theatre Production
ETFPX 5M5158 Film and Television Production
DOREC 5M5148 Outdoor Sport and Recreation
DSRXX 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
5M5048 Creative Media
DTXXX 5M5011 Tourism with Business
5M5028 Applied Ecology
EMMPX 5M2146 Multimedia Production
EMEXX 5M2149 Sound Production
ECHSX 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
EASSX 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism
BBSAX 5M2468 Business Administration
DCHCC 5M2786 Community Care
ECDXX 5M3050 Community Development
ELAXX 5M3114 General Studies
EETXX 5M3635 Education and Training
5M3782 Health Service Skills
BLSXX 5M3789 Legal Studies
CASLT 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
DHSXX 5M4339 Healthcare Support
DCHSN 5M4349 Nursing Studies
DCHSX 5M4468 Community Health Services
ERPXX 5M4511 Radio Production
EYXXX 5M4732 Youth Work
BBSXX 5M2102 Business Studies
EPXXX 5M2094 Photography
DCHSC 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
BIPXX 5M2067 Information Processing
BMXXX 5M2069 Marketing
BCCOX 5M2071 Contact Centre Operations
ELESX 5M2073 Language and European Studies
5M18294 Office Informatics


Essential Module Requirements:
Must have distinctions in any 4 modules (excluding 5N1356 - Work Experience
6N1946 - Work Experience, W20008 - Work Experience; 5N1433 - Work Practice
6N1947 - Work Practice) in the QQI FET/FETAC qualification.

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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The course will be attractive to employers due to its multidisciplinary and skills-based design, in which you will develop a high level of critical thinking and problem-solving ability, an ability to analyse complex issues, and various technical competences that can be applied to different work situations.

These include skills in computing and information technology, lab practice and fieldwork, basic research and report writing. As well as being an exciting and interesting subject, archaeology is a professional career area, with varied and flexible employment opportunities at home and abroad. In Ireland, archaeologists work in the State heritage sector and local authorities, or as consultants working in the construction and infrastructure sectors.



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