- Folklore and Ethnology
- Local History
- European Studies
- Tourism Principles and Practice
- Work Experience
Please note the components listed above may vary occasionally
This Cultural and Heritage Studies programme offers students a wonderful blend of exciting subjects along with an excellent range of organised cultural trips and a work experience placement. Throughout the year, students will participate in a broad range of interesting projects, field trips, cultural visits and guided tours e.g. Dublin Castle, National Museum, Kilmainham Gaol, Newgrange, Trinity College, National Library of Ireland, National Museum, Glasnevin Cemetery, etc.
A full Award is granted on passing the relevant eight components. You will be assessed throughout and at the end of the year.(Continuous Assessment) On successful completion of each component, you will be awarded a Pass, a Merit or a Distinction grade.
The programme is particularly suited to people with a keen interest in subject areas such as history, archaeology and folklore. If you have ambitions to pursue an Arts/Humanities/Law degree/Social Science-this is the course for you!
This course is designed to facilitate students who wish to progress into either:
- Employment or new start-up business opportunities in the field of Culture and Heritage or
- Higher education in the Arts/Humanities/Law/Social Science. Many of our past students are currently studying in:DCU (International Relations/Law)
DCU (Secondary teacher training – English, History and Religion)
Maynooth (Law/ History/Anthropology/ European Studies/Social Science)
UCD (Archaeology/Arts/Humanities/Law/ Social Science)
Students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to gain employment in the area of culture and heritage and more recently, graduates will explore setting up a tourism enterprise. There are an extensive range of Higher Education options available to successful graduates of the Cultural and Heritage programme.