AWARD QQI Level 5 Award 5M3114
DURATION One year full time
This course will prepare learners to study in the field of the Arts and Social Sciences at University level. Students will take modules similar to those offered in Universities in these disciplines as well as modules to improve their general academic and research skills. This course has links to all of the Arts and Social Science courses offered in Irish universities and more. Rathmines College has an excellent track record in progressing students to University from our level 5 courses.
Please note: some courses may involve remote teaching next year depending on Covid and the instruction from the HSE.
- Course Requirements
Applicants should have completed Leaving Certificate course or equivalent
Mature Applicants welcome.
All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry
- Course Modules
Mandatory and Choices from the list below
- 5N3250 History
- 5N3249 English Literature
- 5N0754 Psychology
- 5N1350 Applied Economics
- 5N1370 Social Studies
- 5N1833 Mathematics
- 5N1837 Politics
- 5N0780 Cultural and Social History
- 5N1379 Radio Production
- 5N1358 Word Processing
- 5N3113 Research and Study Skills
- 5N0690 Communications
- 5N1356 Work Experience
- 5N1630 Spanish
- 5N1623 French
- Work Experience
Work Experience is an essential part of all our programmes and gives students the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired on the course.
General Studies 5M3114
- Further Education Links
QQI Level 5 Award holders are eligible to apply to a wide variety of Higher Education colleges (see www.cao.ie and www.qqi.ie) including UCD, NUI Maynooth and St Patrick's College who have reserved places to Arts and Humanities Degree Programmes.
UCD DN500 (Arts) 25 reserved QQI places
NUI Maynooth MH101 (Arts) 25 reserved QQI places
St Patrick's College Drumcondra PD103 (Arts, Humanities) 5 reserved QQI places
DCU (Contemporary culture and society) 50 places on course
Rathmines College has an excellent track record in progressing students to University from our level 5 courses.