Course Description

This one-year course will aim to prepare students for entrance into Arts programmes in Irish universities and colleges as well as preparing students to work in a European environment both in Ireland and abroad.
Students will be able to take this cultural option through Archaeology, Folklore and History modules or concentrate
on a language option with European Studies.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Local History
• History
• Political Studies
• Philosophy
• Intercultural Studies
• Research and Study Skills
• Communications
• Folklore and Ethnology
• Word Processing
• Archaeology
• Work Experience
• Language option
• European Studies

• Level 5 in Culture and Heritage Studies 5M2154 or in Language and European Studies 5M2073

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Course Code 5M2154
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Cultural Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Course Start Date 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration one year
Course Times Full time
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 in Culture and Heritage Studies 5M2154 or in Language and European Studies 5M2073
Entry Requirements • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path Graduates may pursue certifi cate or degree courses in TCD, UCD, DCU, TUD City Campus/Tallaght, South East Technological University Carlow, Technological University of the Shannon Athlone, UCC, Atlantic Technological University St. Angela’s College Sligo as well as other ITs and colleges around the country or in the UK. For example, there are up to 21 places in Maynooth University, 30 places in UCD science courses 10 places in Trinity in First Science for QQI graduates. Alternatively, students may seek immediate employment in a range of companies and projects that seek graduates with a science aptitude. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: Maynooth University: MH101 Arts (Level 8, 3 Years) DCU: DC009 Arts (Level 8, 3-4 Years) UCD: DN 520 Arts (Level 8, 3 Years) SETU Waterford: SE200 Arts (Level 8, 3 Years) TCD: TR277 English Literature / Modern Language (Level 8, 4 Years) TCD: TR023 English Studies (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY101 Arts (Level 8, 3 Years) DCU: DC118 Business and Irish (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: Arts (Level 8, 3-4 Years) DKIT: DK861 (Level 8, 4 Years)
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01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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Dunboyne College of Further Education
Dunboyne Business Park
Dunboyne, Meath
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