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For my particular job role, as a yield analysis engineer, good organization and communication skills are quite important. Along with having the technical knowledge, being able to properly communicate your ideas/findings is very important. A lot of my day is spent dealing with other people in the factory and it is very important to be able to communicate efficiently with them.
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DN500
Arts (subject option: Linguistics)

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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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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
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340

2013 Points

340

Change from 2012: 

5

Points History:

2013 - 335
2012 - 350
2011 - 355
2010 - 365
2009 - 360
2008 - 350
2007 - 345
2006 - 350
2005 - 360
2004 - 370
2003 - 375
2002 - 375
2001 - 370
2000 - 375*

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This course covers the description and analysis of language through the study of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and historical linguistics.

As part of an Arts degree, this subject is one of three or four subjects you choose in first year. You may choose some modules from outside the BA Arts subjects list. See UCD Horizons. In the later stages of your course you will specialise in one or two subject areas.


 
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The following FETAC Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of FETAC courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:

ECHSX/5M2154/ELESX/5M2073
5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in:

  • G20001 or 5N0690

    and 3 of the following 12 modules:
  • E20115 or 5N0762
  • E30106 or 6N2399
  • E30107 or 6N2401
  • E30108 or 6N2400
  • E30109 or 6N2404
  • E30110 or 6N2398
  • E20113 or 5N1296
  • G20022 or 5N1837
  • D20032 or 5N1279
  • E20124 or 5N4571
  • E20024 or 5N1444
  • E20013 or 5N2152


ELAXX/5M3114
5 modules at Distinction Grade.
 
EPJXX/5M2464
5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in:

  • G20001 or 5N0690

    and 4 of the following 16 modules:
  • E20008 or 5N1298
  • E20076 or 5N2443
  • B20004 or 5N1351
  • E20078 or 5N2435
  • G20022 or 5N1837
  • 5N1405 or N23004 or L20043 or L21757
  • G20031 or 5N1370
  • E20106 or 5N1623
  • E20107 or 5N1624
  • E20109 or 5N1626
  • E20171 or 5N1627
  • E20111 or 5N1628
  • E20178 or 5N1629
  • E20108 or 5N1630
  • E20110 or 5N1631
  • E20164 or 5N1632


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This course serves as a grounding for foreign language teaching, speech therapy, and translation.



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