GENERAL STUDIES LEVEL 5 (Full Time)


This course is open to early school Leavers aged 16 - 20.

Award Purpose
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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

COURSE CONTENT

Title Award Awarding Body
Research And Study Skills General Studies (5M3114) QQI

FURTHER DETAILS

Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes associated with this award are outlined in the associated Component Specifications.