Pre-University Arts

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education


Course Name Pre-University Arts
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
Course Code 5M3114
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Course Content

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Thinking about an Arts Degree in the near future or do you wish to widen your education and career options? Pre-University Arts offers an effective gateway for students wishing to study Arts at Higher Education. Pre-University Arts is c...

FET Code General Studies - 5M3114
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
QQI Level 5 Major Award (5M3114) in General Studies
Alternative Entry Mature students are very welcome on all courses in O'Fiaich Institute of further Education and the number of mature students is rising steadily. Some mature students are eligible for VTOS scheme (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme).
Course Fee

Expand+Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
-Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
-Those who are eligibl...

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Interview First round interviews take place the end of May. Second Round Interviews take place in late August.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education online (link below)
Applications for the each academic year will open from February 1st and closing date for 1st Round of interviews is early May 2019.

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2019
Subjects Taught Learners will complete a combination of the following:
Research and Study Skills
Criminal Law
English Literature
Work Experience
Information and Communication Systems
Entry Requirements All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Careers or Further Progression Higher Education Progression
DCU Arts & Humanities Level 8
DKIT Digital Humanities Level 8
DKIT Media Arts & Technology Level 7
NUIG Arts Level 8
NUIM Arts Level 8
UCC Arts Level 8
UCD Arts Level 8
UL Psychology & Sociology Level 8

Career Prospects
Following the successful completion of the Pre-University Arts programme, you may progress to a degree which can lead to a career in:
Public Relations
Social Work
Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
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