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|QQI Award Code:||5M3114 General Studies|
|QQI Award Code||5M3114 General Studies|
English is one of the main international languages of communication. Ireland is well known as a centre for the provision of English language programmes and Ballsbridge College is one of the foremost centres of this provision for international students in Dublin. Graduates of this course are ideally suited to employment in a variety of mediarelated industries.
Successful graduates will have a recognised certificate of competence in English as well as a portfolio of media-related work that will enhance any job application. Native English speakers with an interest in writing, media and English Literature and language may also apply for this course.
What will you Study?
English as a Foreign Language
Media Analysis 5N1298
Research and Study Skills 5N3113
Desktop Publishing 5N0785
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.
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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