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Degree - Honours Bachelor

English (4 yrs for International Pathway)

University College Cork - UCC
University College Cork - UCC
Course Code
CK109
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
3 - 4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
347
Points Change

Course Summary

School of English
School of English
English CK109
English CK109

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.

Course Details

College Link > CK109 - English (4 yrs for International Pathway)

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2019 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
DSDCX Sport Development
ECAXX Community Arts
BSMSX Supervisory Management Skills
CCNMX Computer and Network Maintenance
CELTX Electronic Technology
CETXX Electronic Technology
CITXX Information Technology
CNSSX Networks and Software Systems
DSACX School Age Childcare
EMMWD Multimedia and Web Development
EMPXX Media Production
EMXXX Multimedia
EPAAX Performing Arts Administration
EFTVP Film & TV Production
5M0528 Media Production
5M0529 Software Development
5M0536 Computer Systems and Networks
BEBXX 5M0828 eBusiness
5M1761 Intellectual Disability Practice
5M18294 Office Informatics
5M18518 Media Production
5M18519 Film and Television Production
AAXXX 5M1985 Art
AGDXX 5M1995 Graphic Design
BBSSX 5M1997 Office Administration
DCHSC 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
EPAMX 5M2011 Music
5M20599 Music
BIPXX 5M2067 Information Processing
BMXXX 5M2069 Marketing
BCCOX 5M2071 Contact Centre Operations
ELESX 5M2073 Language and European Studies
EPXXX 5M2094 Photography
BBSXX 5M2102 Business Studies
EMMPX 5M2146 Multimedia Production
EMEXX 5M2149 Sound Production
ECHSX 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
EASSX 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism
BBSAX 5M2468 Business Administration

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Linguistic

The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Career Progression

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.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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