Languages & English Studies

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Languages & English Studies
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT517
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 6
Honours 2H5's

Minimum Grade in:
Maths 06/H7
English H4

Other Requirements
At least H4 in one of: French, German, Italian or Spanish For native or nearly-native speakers of English

Information On Eligibilit...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit:
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?


Alternative Entry Go to for information.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 40 places approx.
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Go to: for information.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is Languages & English Studies?
This BA fosters competence in French, German, Irish, Italian or Spanish alongside an enriched understanding of English. Fluency of expression is a key priority in the world of work and the aim of this programme i...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
• Composition and Writing Skills
• Text & Research
• English-Speaking World Cinema
• Introduction to Cultural Image
• Introduction to Linguistics
• Text & Narrative
• French/ German/Irish/Italian/Spanish Language 1A (Post-LC)
• Fre...

Comment Location:
Aungier Street
Kevin Street

Are there study abroad options?
Students are required to spend the third year of the programme in the country of their foreign language, either as an English language assistant or as a student in a partner university.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my Career Opportunities?
The combination of a European language with English will widen career paths for graduates both within Ireland and internationally. Bilingual communicators with critically refined understandings of the spoken and wr...

Further Enquiries T: 01 402 2843
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 419
2018 388
2017 292