Liberal Arts

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Liberal Arts
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M3114 AH01
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) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+Liberal Arts is a flexible, interdisciplinary and innovative course which enables students to tailor their studies from a wide range of options in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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FET Code 5M3114 - General Studies
Duration One Year - Full Time Study
Comment Qualification
5M3114 QQI Level 5 General Studies
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Fee € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
Field Trips € 50.00
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date Applications should be submitted to the Institute by 31st May. All application forms will be date stamped on receipt. Late applications may be considered, where vacancies exist on courses.
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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:
Personal & Professional Development
Research & Study Skills
Literary, Visual and Performing Arts
English Literature
European Studies
Classical Studies
Word Processing
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments/Project Work
• Essays
• Examinations
Careers or Further Progression

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Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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For more information on this course, please contact Ollie Hanna-Murtagh. Email:
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