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Arts (Joint Honours) International Languages

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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Students study International Languages (French, German, Spanish) and one from: Gaeilge or Politics

This joint honours degree will give students new critical perspective on areas central to contemporary society.

Each subject area provides students with an opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a particular academic discipline while also providing a solid foundation for further study.

Chosen subjects will be studied through seminars, lectures, workshops and tutorials and some on-line learning giving students the opportunity to get to know fellow students.

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DC293 - Arts (Joint Honours) International Languages

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DC293 - Arts (Joint Honours) International Languages
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To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
EETXX  5M3635  Education and Training

Essential Module Requirements:

Distinctions in 5 modules.

International Languages Subject Requirement for French:
One of the 5 distinctions must be in module/componentE20106 or 5N1623 French (or HC3 or better in Leaving Cert French)
Subject Requirement for Gaeilge:
One of the 5 distinctions must be in module/componentE20110 or 5N1631 Irish (or HC3 or better in Leaving Cert Irish)

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Many subject options offer the opportunity to avail of a year long study period abroad.

Graduates enter careers in post primary teaching, translation, postgraduate studies, multinational corporations and international organisations including the EU which since 2003 recognises Irish as an official working language

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