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Pre-University Arts and Social Science
QQI Level 5 5M3114

Overview

Pre-University Arts and Social Science Course - Dublin

At BFEI, located in Blackrock, Co.Dublin we offer a QQI Level 5 Pre-University Arts and Social Science course.

Are you curious about how people and societies interact and would like to discover more? Are you interested in pursuing a degree in the Arts or Social Sciences or just unsure about what direction to take at 3rd level? This course is designed as a transition year to studying at third level to maximise your potential for success. It provides the fundamental knowledge and skills required for success in a broad based Arts/Social Science programme. It also offers the mature learner who has an interest in understanding the political environment, an opportunity to explore and evaluate issues in a dynamically changing European social context.

Course Code PAS
Duration 1 Year - full time September to May
Number of Places 30
Contact Hours Per Week 22 approx
Timetable Contact 5 Days

Assessment and Certification

Assessment is based on a combination of assignments and exams. 

You will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Certificate in General Studies (5M3114).

Entry Requirements

  • You must have achieved 5 passes or 5 O6/ H7s or a combination of 5 O6/H7s or have achieved the LCA with a Merit profile, or have achieved a full relevant QQI Level 4 Award.
  • Mature applicants (aged 21 and over) and other applicants without the formal entry requirements will be assessed individually for suitability.

What Will I Study?

The following modules are studied in the course:

Year 1 Social Studies Political Studies Statistics Research & Study Skills European Studies Word Processing Communications Work Experience

What Will I Do?

  • Career advice and help with CV preparation is provided by the Guidance and Career Service.

Progression

If you want to get a degree, then you can apply through the CAO system for entry into courses in the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme such as:

Check out more progression options by downloading the BFEI Progression Pathways Chart at www.bfei.ie

Fees

At course commencement, students are required to pay for books, exams, a Student Services fee and where applicable professional body registration fees. There are no tuition fees for EU students.

Students will be required to purchase certain items including a uniform and product kit.

Get in touch
+353 1 2889717 BFEI, Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin
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