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Pre-University Arts

Course Code(s):  5M2154
QQI Award Code:  5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Drogheda Institute of Further Education

Drogheda Institute of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2154
QQI Award Code 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed for students wishing to study Arts at Third Level. It introduces students to the methods of study, writing and research skills necessary for successful participation at Third Level and allows students to apply to these courses through a route other than directly from Leaving certificate.

What will you Study?

English Literature
Archaeology 5N0762
Folklore and Ethnology 5N1274
Local History
Irish Cultural and Heritage Resources 5N1293
Political Studies 5N1837
Communications 5N0690
Work Preparation and Experience
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Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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ECHSX 5M2154

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