If you are looking for a platform to progress to a wide range of careers in the General Arts, Humanities, Psychology or Sociology, then this course is for you. The course provides a foundation for progression to Higher Education study in general Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. You’ll get a real taste for what’s required at third level before committing to a four-year degree, and it is an ideal first step for school-leaver and mature students returning to education.
Our course introduces a wide-range of humanities subjects and provides a broad foundation in writing skills and research studies which will really help prepare you for further study. You’ll find extensive options for progression, and many potential career pathways.
What Makes This Course Special
- Introduction to new subjects
- Many progression options – ideal first-step to University or Institute of Technology
- Experienced talented staff
- Exciting links & visits
- Step up to wider-ranging professional career options
- Research & Study Skills
- English Literature
- Creative Writing
- Personal & Professional Development
Progress to further study and careers including:
- Community Development
- Heritage management
- International development
- Libraries & Museums
- Public & Civil Service Administration
QQI Level 5 Certificate in General Studies 5M3114
Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page
Early Interview Option
Early interviews normally take place in May. Late applications take place in Aug and early September. An offer of a place does not guarantee a place – only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.