Liberal Arts - QQI Level 5

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Liberal Arts – QQI Level 5 course aims to provide opportunities for school leavers to gain access to Arts, Social Science & Humanities degree programmes at Universities and I.T.s. It will provide a second chance for many school leavers who aspire to Third Level. This course is confined to school leavers. Similar programmes within CDETB are offered to non-school leavers.

The course provides an introduction to writing skills, research studies and gives a foundation in the academic subjects in preparation for third level.


Course Requirements

Students applying for this course should have passed the Leaving Certificate in five subjects, to include English.

  • Students must be under 23 years of age on 1st September of the year of course commencement.
  • All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry.
  • All applicants will be interviewed.


Course Modules

Students will be offered a programme from the following minor awards:

  • Research and Study Skills
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Applied Psychology
  • Social Studies
  • Communications
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Word Processing

 Students also choose one of the following three minors:

  • Applied Economics
  • Politics
  • Media Analysis



  • Duration : One Year Full-Time
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