The programme is particularly suited to people with a keen interest in subject areas such as history, archaeology and folklore.You may have ambitions to pursue an Arts/Humanities/Law degree. This is an ideal course if you are planning to pursue an Arts/Humanities degree at Third level. It is also an excellent introduction to Tourism, Local History, Archaelogy, Heritage etc. Many past students are studying Arts in UCD, DCU, Maynooth etc. Some students have progressed to Law degrees in the major Colleges. This Award also links with Social Science in UCD.
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.
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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.
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.