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LM002
Arts - New Media and Cultural 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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360

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360

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The cultural studies and new media pathway will allow you to undertake specialised study in cultural studies including film studies, comparative literature, visual cultural studies and cultural theory as well as aspects of new media.

New media refers both to the media that have emerged in response to technological evolution and to new ways of using traditional media as a result of technological change. In addition, you will also acquire critical and analytical skills; specialised new media production skills; research and writing skills and the opportunity to study abroad and obtain work experience.

UL Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honours) - Overview
Arts: A Wider Choice At UL
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Find out about what it's really like to study Arts at the University of Limerick with our Blog brought to you directly from students of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  

At the University of Limerick, we deliver an Arts Degree which is flexible and wide-ranging, offering 19 subjects in all. You can study a combination of subjects (as Single Honours or Joint Honours) from across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: from familiar arts subjects such as English, French, German, or History, to newer subjects such Drama and Theatre Studies or Linguistics with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).

In the course of your study you will have opportunities - unique to the UL curriculum - to work, to travel, and to study abroad.

You will study Arts at UL because:

  • You want to choose from a wide range of subjects at an institution where you can benefit from real-world work experience and can live and study in another country;
  • You want to engage with fresh ideas;
  • You wish to communicate your own ideas effectively and persuasively;
  • You want to engage critically and analytically with the world around you;
  • You want to develop skills that will enhance your career and, in the broadest sense, your contribution to society.
  • You can choose from a set of fourteen subjects taught at the University of Limerick, to which we have added the possibility of taking one of your subjects - Geography, Mathematics, Philosophy, Drama and Theatre, or Theology and Religious Studies - from our partner institution, Mary Immaculate College.


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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:
5 Distinctions

Students wishing to pursue a language option are required to present a distinction in the relevant language component/module or H4 in LCE in the appropriate language.

Note: Information for 2017 Entry

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Mathematics graduates find work in a wide range of careers including:

  • Communications and public relations
  • eCommerce and ePublishing
  • Technical Writing and editing
  • Print and electronic media journalism
  • Media production
  • Media research and analysis
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Research and teaching at third level
  • Development and research in voluntary organisations



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Arts - Spanish University College Cork - UCC 
Arts - Celtic Civilisation University College Cork - UCC 
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Arts - Asian Studies University College Cork - UCC 
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