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Arts. Culture & History

Course Code(s):  5M2154 AC5
QQI Award Code:  5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2154 AC5
QQI Award Code 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is an excellent foundation course for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in UCD, NUI Maynooth and other Universities.

This course enables the learner to develop an in-depth knowledge of archaeology, local history and folklore. Learners will also gain knowledge of the cultural richness of modern Europe while at the same time develop modern media skills in the areas of research, journalism, organisation and communications.

What will you Study?

Archaeology 5N0762
Folklore and Ethnology 5N1274
Local History Research
European Studies 5N1444
Political Studies 5N1837
Writing Skills for Journalism 5N2435
Traditional Black and White Photography 5N0757
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
Word Processing 5N1358
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.

Progression to CAO Courses

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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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
ECHSX 5M2154

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Related Career Sectors

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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