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The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

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The Maynooth Arts Degree - CAO #1 Course

Posted on May 20, 2019
  • Most frequently listed course on the CAO in 2017 and 2018
  • Chosen by one in four of our Entrance Scholars in 2018 (new Maynooth students who achieved 550+ points in their Leaving Certificate exams)
  • Preferred course for 1,300 students who begin MH101 annually 
  • Four weeks to choose up to four subjects from a possible thirty three (one per group) - proceed with two subjects (or one) from 2nd year
  • Possibility to move into a specialised degree such as Law, Business, Computer Science (depending on 1st year subjects and results)
Explore our Bachelor of Arts degree programme here

Some of the transferable skills developed with an Arts degree include: 

Lead and participate in discussions Develop and argue opinions Understand, assess and evaluate issues
Write well in a variety of formats Propose ideas and theories Think and act creatively
Organise workload and work to deadlines Convey meaning precisely Conduct research and evaluate sources
Read pages of text and pick out the essential points Be objective Work alone and on own initiative
Retain and absorb large amounts of information Have confidence in your opinions Be able to base conclusions on statistical research
Debate and persuade others of your point of view IT skills  Foreign language skills (depending on subject choice)

The CAO Change of Mind facility closes 1st July 2019.

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