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CK109
English (4 yrs for International Pathway)

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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.

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3 - 4 Years
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You will get practice at clear and persuasive writing and at teamwork, presentations, and effective discussion in seminar situations. You will join a community of learning where you can develop your ideas and knowledge and shape your skills. The BA in English introduces you to the subject in its fullest sense. You will study English across the centuries and can cover areas such as creative writing, film, drama and theatre. If you're a keen reader and interested in technology, we can help you hone your digital and literary skills with courses on digital media and through technology-enabled learning.

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CK109 - English (4 yrs for International Pathway)
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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
. 6M3566 Drama
. 6M0691 Software Development
EPAMX. 5M2011 Music
CASFX. 5M5267 Food Science
. 5M5165 Trade Union Studies
EPATP. 5M5163 Theatre Performance
. 5M5162 Media Engineering
ETFPX. 5M5158 Film and Television Production
EPADT. 5M5152 Theatre Production
DOREC. 5M5148 Outdoor Sport and Recreation
DSRXX. 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
. 5M5048 Creative Media
. 5M5028 Applied Ecology
EYXXX. 5M4732 Youth Work
DTXXX. 5M5011 Tourism with Business
ERPXX. 5M4511 Radio Production
DCHSX. 5M4468 Community Health Services
DHSXX. 5M4339 Healthcare Support
DCHSN. 5M4349 Nursing Studies
CASLT. 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
BLSXX. 5M3789 Legal Studies
. 5M3782 Health Service Skills
EETXX. 5M3635 Education and Training
ELAXX. 5M3114 General Studies
ECDXX. 5M3050 Community Development
DCHCC. 5M2786 Community Care
BBSAX. 5M2468 Business Administration
EPJXX. 5M2464 Journalism
ECHSX. 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
EASSX. 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
EMEXX. 5M2149 Sound Production
EMMPX. 5M2146 Multimedia Production
BBSXX. 5M2102 Business Studies
ELESX. 5M2073 Language and European Studies
EPXXX. 5M2094 Photography
BCCOX. 5M2071 Contact Centre Operations
BMXXX. 5M2069 Marketing
BIPXX. 5M2067 Information Processing
BBSSX. 5M1997 Office Administration
DCHSC. 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education


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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English is a flexible and attractive degree which can help you achieve success in such professions as journalism, teaching, publishing, theatre, public relations, arts management, marketing and information sciences.

Skills include: Developing a clear and effective writing style: a key foundation for almost all careers. The ability to think independently, and to make an effective argument; The capacity to gather, investigate and assess research materials; An aptitude to organise material in a logical and coherent way; The ability to derive conclusions based on research.

The UCC BA in English supports and sustains a lifelong relationship with books and with literature, and equips you to become a critical thinker, an elegant writer, and a creative person.



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