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GY101
Arts - Irish 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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3 - 4 Years
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This course combines Irish Studies with Literature and Music. It provides an integrated interdisciplinary programme of learning for students with a particular interest in modern and contemporary Irish culture.

The literature strand of the program explores Ireland's most accomplished writers in Irish and in English from the nineteenth century to the present, with Irish language material being presented in translation. The music strand provides a historical and theoretical approach to Irish music (and dance) practice during the same period, spanning traditional and popular games.

BA with Irish Studies at NUIG
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Old Code New Code Award Title
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
EASSX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
EPATP  5M5163  Theatre Performance
BAXXX  6M5013  Administration
BITSX  6M5014  International Contact Centre Service
DCHSC  5M2009  Early Childhood Care and Education
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
DCHCC  5M2786  Community Care
BLSXX  5M3789  Legal Studies
DCXXX  6M2007  Early Childhood Care and Education
ECDEV  6M3674  Community Development


Essential Module Requirements:
5 Distinctions

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You will develop key proficiencies in critical thinking and independent research and a high level of oral and written presentation skills, precisely the competencies required by employers across a broad range of occupations in the modern workplace, including education, journalism and communications, arts and heritage, publishing and public service.



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