Access Course - Athlone Campus

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Access Course - Athlone Campus
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code APFC
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Technological University of the Shannon Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment How To Apply: Access Office AIT.
Duration 1 year
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements:
Mature applicants, aged 22 years or over on 1 January on year of commencement are eligible to apply. Candidates aged 21 years are required to have Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination, including Mathematics and a language (English or Irish), or a full QQI level 5 award. The selection procedure involves an interview.
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Interview Yes
Course Content Access Course
If you are an adult learner and wish to embark on a career in social care, engineering, hospitality, business, science or information technology – this is the course for you.

The Access Certificate provides an ideal base if you wish to return to study after a break in your educational experience or if you have not benefited fully from, or had access to, previous educational opportunities.
Subjects Taught What will I study?
Communications and Study Skills, Mathematics, Information Technology, Educational Guidance, Business Studies and Finance, Social Studies, Science, Engineering.
Comment Accreditation
NFQ Level: Special Purpose Award at level 6
Careers or Further Progression Progression
Successful completion of this programme allows you to apply for entry to higher certificate programmes at AIT. You may also be eligible to apply for entry into the first year of a suitable ordinary degree programme.
Further Enquiries For further information/application, contact:
The Access Office
Tel: + 353 (0)90 646 8123
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