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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Arts - Irish

NUI Galway
NUI Galway
Course Code
GY101
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
3 - 4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
300
Points Change

Course Summary

Céard faoi staidéar a dhéanamh ar an nGaeilge in OÉ Gaillimh, áit a bhfuil seasamh ar leith agus traidisiún fada léinn ag an nGaeilge? Is cinnte go bhfuil neart Gaeilge agat cheana féin ó do laethanta scoile, ón mbaile más de bhunadh na Gaeltachta thú nó má tógadh thú i dteaghlach a labhraíonn Gaeilge nó má d’fhreastail tú ar scoil a fheidhmíonn trí mheán na Gaeilge. Nó b’fhéidir gur chaith tú tréimhsí sa Ghaeltacht. Má chinneann tú BA sa Ghaeilge a dhéanamh foghlaimeoidh tú faoi oidhreacht liteartha, chultúrtha agus teanga na Gaeilge ó thús aimsire go dtí an lá atá inniu ann. Chomh maith leis sin, gheobhaidh tú deis líofacht a bhaint amach sa Ghaeilge, idir labhairt agus scríobh.

As part of an Arts degree, this subject is one of three subjects you choose in first year. In second and third year you continue with two of the subjects taken in First Arts. It may be possible to take an extra year studying abroad.

Course Details

College Link > GY101 - Arts - Irish

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

Foreign language options with this course

There are options to study a language as part of this course. The following option(s) may be selected:

Languages
Includes time abroad?
Award Type
French
Major
German
Major
Spanish
Major

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

Number of Reserved Places:  30 places

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
EMMWD Multimedia and Web Development
DCHSC 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
BIPXX 5M2067 Information Processing
BMXXX 5M2069 Marketing
ELESX 5M2073 Language and European Studies
BBSXX 5M2102 Business Studies
ECHSX 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
EASSX 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism
BBSAX 5M2468 Business Administration
DCHCC 5M2786 Community Care
ELAXX 5M3114 General Studies
BLSXX 5M3789 Legal Studies
DCHSX 5M4468 Community Health Services
DTXXX 5M5011 Tourism with Business
EPATP 5M5163 Theatre Performance
6M0691 Software Development
DCXXX 6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
ECDEV 6M3674 Community Development
BALBX 6M4985 Business
BAXXX 6M5013 Administration
BITSX 6M5014 International Contact Centre Service

Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found  HERE

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.

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

Irish generally leads to a career in Irish media, such as radio broadcasting, television, newspapers and publishing. Translators are employed both here and abroad, as well as the teaching profession at all levels.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

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

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Interviews

Breda Ni Mhaoláin, Interpreter
Breda Ni Mhaoláin, Interpreter

Breda Ni Mhaoláin works as an Interpreter for the European Parliment. After she completed a BA in Irish and Psychology in NUI Galway, she did a masters in Translation. Following a few years working, she specialised by doing a diploma in Conference Interpreting.

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