Liberal Arts - Access to University

Liberties College


Course Name Liberal Arts - Access to University
Course Provider Liberties College
Alternative Provider(s) City of Dublin ETB
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Course Code 5M3114 APFC
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Liberties
Course Content

Expand+Course Description

The Liberal Arts course at Liberties College has been steadily growing in popularity over the last decade. This one-year programme is an access course to Higher Education. The modules studied are suited to those who wish to pro...

FET Code 5M3114 - General Studies
Duration 1 Year Full Time
Comment Certification
QQI Level 5 General Studies Award 5M3114
Number of Places 50
Course Fee

Expand+There are no tuition fees for students who are citizens of Ireland or another European Union State. For all students there is a moderate course charge to cover expenses such as examination fees and specialist materials supplied directly to students....

Financial Support Students may be eligible for a means tested maintenance grant under the Maintenance Grants Scheme for students attending Post Leaving Certificate Courses. General information and application details may be obtained on You can submit your application for a Maintenance Grant once you have secured a college place.

Candidates are advised to apply for a grant as soon as they have secured a college place in order to have time to submit all documents required.
Interview Yes
Application Date Admission Dates

Round 1 March 2019 Saturday

Round 2 April 2019 Wednesday

Round 3 May 2019 Tuesday

Round 4 August 2019 To be confirmed


Due to the high level of interest in some course areas, interview panels fill up quickly.

Liberties College reserves the right to close application to courses when interview panels are full.

Every effort will be made to accommodate applicants in subsequent interview rounds.
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Subjects Taught Principal Areas of Study
•Research & Study Skills
•English Literature
•Social Studies
•Political Studies
•European Studies
•Communication Skills
•Personal & Professional Development
•Word Processing

(Modules offered may be subject to change).
Entry Requirements

Expand+•Age: Candidates must be 17 years or older before course commencement. Mature students are particularly welcome

•Academic: Minimum 5 Ordinary grade 6s and at least one Higher grade 5 in the Leaving Certificate. LCA with Distinction may qualify wi...

Further Enquiries Phone: 01 454 0044
Fax: 01 454 6348
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