Course Description

Pre-University Liberal Arts

Dunboyne College of Further Education

This one-year course, similar to our other arts programme, aims to prepare students for entrance into Arts degrees in Irish universities and colleges, as well as preparing students to work in a European environment both in Ireland and
abroad. The Liberal Arts option attributes more of a focus on The Arts, English Literature and European languages.
Students will have the option of taking a language, Irish or Spanish, along with European Studies or can focus on a
more English Literature based course, which will lead to a general studies option.

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

• Research and Study Skills
• History
• Communications
• Work Experience
• English Literature
• Literary Visual and Performing Arts
• Creative Writing
• Word Processing
• Political Studies
• European Studies
• Language option
• Philosophy

• Level 5 General Studies 5M3114 or
Level 5 Language and European Studies 5M2073

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Course Code 5M3114 / 5M2073
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Education
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
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 General Studies 5M3114 or Language and European Studies 5M2073
Entry Requirements 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 There are now over 175 places in First Arts in Maynooth University, 30 places in UCD as well as numerous places in DCU, Mater Dei, Milltown, UCC, Technological University of the Shannon Athlone, South East Technological University Carlow, NUIG, TUD, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Marino Institute of Education, American College Dublin, Dun Laoghaire IADT, NCAD, and other colleges and universities for students who hold a QQI qualification in General Studies or Language and European Studies. There are also opportunities in education, travel and tourism, European administration, local heritage concerns as well as in the business world through insurance, banking, or international trade. 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) NUIG: GY101 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) 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 Business Park
Dunboyne, Meath
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