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DL821
English, Media and Cultural 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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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225

2016 Points

225

Change from 2015

+15

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This unique programme combines English Literature, Media and Cultural Studies. On this challenging and rewarding BA you learn the how and why of critical and analytical thinking how to develop your own cultural toolbox and how to become an effective communicator. Graduates work in journalism, teaching, business, research, media and broadcasting, human rights advocacy and across a broad spectrum of industries.


 
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DL821 - English, Media and Cultural Studies
Dun Laoghaire IADT

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DL821 - English, Media and Cultural Studies
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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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Old Code New Code Award Title
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
EMPXX    Media Production
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services

Essential Module Requirements:
3 Distinctions

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Students will be especially well prepared for employment in the culture and knowledge sectors, publishing, advertising, public relations, multimedia software and traditional media and broadcasting. Teacher-training, postgraduate work in English, Media/Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or Arts Management, or in a variety of interdisciplinary courses.



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