GENERAL STUDIES LEVEL 5 (Full Time)
This course is open to early school Leavers aged 16 - 20.
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to build the
knowledge, skill and competence required for participation in higher
education, including acquiring a broad range of knowledge in an area of
personal interest, and key skills for academic research and enquiry.
Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Aims.
- Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme.
- Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
- Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
|Research And Study Skills
||General Studies (5M3114)
The learning outcomes associated with this award are outlined in the associated Component Specifications.