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Liberal Arts (Pre-University) (General Studies) | 5M3114

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 General Studies 5M3114

This General Learning Studies programme aims to provide the Learner with the opportunity to develop their academic skills and give them an introduction to writing skills, research studies and a foundation in the academic subjects in preparation for third level.

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Typical Modules

Research & Study Skills
English Literature
Social Studies
Word Processing
The Internet
Work Experience
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities
  • Education: NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme. CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Institutes of Technology and other Colleges around the country may be offering opportunities for further studies.  Please check with individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or visit www.cao.ie or www.cao.ie.

LCFE Funding