Thinking about an Arts Degree in the near future or do you wish to widen your education and career options? Pre-University Arts offers an effective gateway for students wishing to study Arts at Higher Education. Pre-University Arts is comprised of a broad range of subjects which offers a basis for knowledge and skills acquisition for learners. This course furnishes the learner with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and versatile footing, from which they can progress to a suitable degree programme to access their chosen career.
Learners will complete a combination of the following:
- Research and Study Skills
- Criminal Law
- English Literature
- Work Experience
- Information and Communication Systems
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Higher Education Progression
DCU | Arts & Humanities | Level 8
DKIT | Digital Humanities | Level 8
DKIT | Media Arts & Technology | Level 7
NUIG | Arts | Level 8
NUIM | Arts | Level 8
UCC | Arts | Level 8
UCD | Arts | Level 8
UL | Psychology & Sociology | Level 8
Following the successful completion of the Pre-University Arts programme, you may progress to a degree which can lead to a career in:
- Public Relations
- Social Work
Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200
The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
- Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
- Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
- Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)
QQI Certification Charge:
- QQI Level 5 €50
- QQI Level 6 €80
Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.
Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.