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LM040
European Studies

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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.

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4 Years
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The BA in European Studies offers you a core European Studies programme and a wide degree of choice between combinations of European History, Sociology, Economics, Law Marketing, European Literature, Politics, European Studies and Languages (one or two of French, German, Irish / Gaeilge and Spanish).

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Old Code New Code Award Title
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies


Essential Module Requirements:
Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC level 5/6 qualification which must include at least 3 of the following modules one of which must be a language (French – E20106 - French; 5N1623 - French
, German – E20107 - German; 5N1624 - German
,Spanish – E20108 - Spanish; 5N1630 - Spanish):

E20106 - French
or 5N1623 - French

E20107 - German
or 5N1624 - German

E20108 - Spanish
or 5N1630 - Spanish

E20024 - European Studies
or 5N1444 - European Studies

G10036 - Cultural Studies
or 4N3400 - Cultural Studies">4N3400
G20001 - Communications
or 5N0690 - Communications

G20022 - Political Studies
or 5N1837 - Political Studies

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Careers open to you with a degree in European Studies include;

  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Teaching (secondary)
  • Teaching (primary)
  • Teaching English as Foreign
  • Language (TEFL)

Employers in all areas of business, professional and public life are increasingly looking for graduates who can combine language skills with knowledge of European affairs. Our graduates work in areas such as;

  • Business management with Irish and European companies
  • Public service either in Ireland or within the European Union
  • Banking and financial sectors
  • Tourism and leisure industries

All of these career opportunities are expanding rapidly and new possibilities will continue to open as the ‘new’ Europe develops over the coming years.



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