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CW098
Arts, Culture and Heritage Studies (Wexford)

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This programme brings Ireland’s cultural heritage to life for people with a passion for art and literature. Modules include: Irish history; Irish architectural history; cultural heritage studies; communications and customer service; IT and research skills; Irish literature and film studies; digital heritage. The applied cultural heritage module runs throughout the four years and enables students to interact with a wide variety of heritage groups and community-based organisations in heritage resource management.


 
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Work placement of 12 weeks duration with a Heritage or Cultural Organisation is a special feature of the programme and takes place in year 3.


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The programme equips graduates with strong cultural leadership and management skills. Graduates will have a diverse range of career options available, including: historic preservation; heritage tourism; heritage resource management; careers with museums, national parks and other built and natural tourist attractions. Graduates may also find employment as environmental consultants with rural development organisations and state bodies.



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