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DC009
Arts (Joint Honours) Humanities

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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 Years
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This joint honours degree will give students new critical perspective on areas central to contemporary society.

Subject choices have increased since 2016 and now include English, International Languages, Irish, Geography, History, Human Development, Law, Media Studies, Music, Politics, Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies.

Each subject area provides students with an opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a particular academic discipline while also providing a solid foundation for further study. Chosen subjects will be studied through seminars, lectures, workshops and tutorials and some on-line learning giving students the opportunity to get to know fellow students.

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This course is still being run on the St. Patricks Campus, but you register as a DCU student.

Ever wanted to know how the world around you has been shaped or how it really works? This three or four year course in the Humanities gives you the opportunity to work in knowledge-areas that help us address these kinds of questions and to achieve the academic and personal satisfaction that is so crucial to third-level study. If you have an interest in the world around you and modern society, this course will certainly appeal to you. 

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Choose two from the following list of subjects:

Up to two permitted from English and Gaeilge

Only one permitted from Human Development | Philosophy

Only one permitted from History | Music

Only one permitted from Geography | Theology and Religious Studies

This degree gives you the option to choose from a range of humanities subjects. You can choose two subjects and study them both equally from the following:

Up to two permitted from English, Gaeilge, Human Development

Only one permitted from History, Maths, Music

Only one permitted from Geography, Irish Studies*, Theology and Religious Studies

*Irish Studies may not be taken with English or History

Each subject area of the Bachelor of Arts will providce you with an opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a particular academic discipline. This degree will prepare you for a variety of careers while also providing a solid foundation for further study at postgraduate level.

 


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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
EETXX 5M3635 Education and Training
EPAMX 5M2011 Music
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism
ELAXX 5M3114 General Studies
ECHSX 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies


Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in 5 modules.
Note: Subject Requirement for Gaeilge: One of the 5 distinctions must be in module/component
E20110 - Irish
or 5N1631 - Irish

Irish (or O1/H4 or better in Leaving Cert Irish)

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Many subject options offer the opportunity to avail of a year long study period abroad in a partner university.

This degree leads to career opportunities in post primary teaching, translation, postgraduate studies, multinational corporations and international organisations including the EU which since 2003 recognises Irish as an official working language.



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