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LM040
European Studies

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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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The BA in European Studies offers you a core European Studies programme and a wide degree of choice between options in History, Sociology, Economics and Law, as well as the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of French, German, Irish / Gaeilge and Spanish languages and cultures.


 
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ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies

Essential Module Requirements:

Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC/QQI level 5/6 qualification which must include at least 3 of the following modules one of which must be a language
(French E20106/5N1623, German E20107/5N1624, Spanish E20108/5N1630):
E20106or5N1623
E20107or5N1624
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E20024or5N1444
G10036or4N3400
G20001or5N0690
G20022or5N1837

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Careers open to you with a degree in European Studies include;

  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Teaching (secondary)
  • Teaching (primary)
  • Teaching English as Foreign
  • Language (TEFL)

Employers in all areas of business, professional and public life are increasingly looking for graduates who can combine language skills with knowledge of European affairs. Our graduates work in areas such as;

  • Business management with Irish and European companies
  • Public service either in Ireland or within the European Union
  • Banking and financial sectors
  • Tourism and leisure industries

All of these career opportunities are expanding rapidly and new possibilities will continue to open as the ‘new’ Europe develops over the coming years.



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