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Languages & European Studies - Pre-University Languages

Course Code(s):  5M2073
QQI Award Code:  5M2073 Language and European Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2073
QQI Award Code 5M2073 Language and European Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

OPTION A: QQI Award (Level 5 5M2073).
This one year course encompasses one foreign language, French or German at intermediate level. It also offers Cultural Studies, computer applications and a business module. It is intended for students who have an interest in European cultures and languages, with the view to using language in their career or for travel. There is the opportunity of taking a three week work placement in either France or Germany as part of the European Erasmus+ Programme. Work placements will be organised by CDCFE.

OPTION B: Pre -University Languages QQI Award (Level 5) 5M2073
In addition to obtaining a full FETAC level 5 award the course also prepares students for entry to the first year of the following Degree course offered by the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in DCU. DCU - Dublin City University B.A. in Applied Languages and Translation Studies (French/ German/Spanish/Japanese/Chinese).
Examinations and assessments are conducted with external monitoring by Dublin City University.

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