This Heritage Studies (Hons) programme from the Atlantic Technological University is particularly appropriate for students wishing to acquire a broader knowledge and understanding of the built, cultural and natural heritages of Ireland, Europe and the wider world.
It will also provide you with an understanding of the role that heritage resource management plays in the safeguarding of archaeological and historic sites, national monuments, architecture, artefacts, archives, cultural landscapes and identities, habitats, flora and fauna.
Students learn through a combination of lectures, tutorials, active learning, class discussions, film viewings, practical learning in computer and language labs, and online learning. There is also a strong emphasis on offsite teaching, with fieldtrips to heritage sites, museums and interpretative centres. Students can do a Work Experience module and can study abroad for one or two semesters.
Employment opportunities exist in the following areas:
• Arts administration
• Antiques and collectibles
• Charities and NGOs
• Civic trusts
• Civil service
• Community development
• Conservation and restoration
- Learning and Innovation Skills
- Irish & European History, 400-1200
- Natural Heritage & Geography
- Ireland's Linguistic Traditions
- Computing & Information Systems
- Irish & European History, 1200-1600
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies View 57 other Bachelors in Area & Cultural Studies in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.
International2487 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9950 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
EU/EEA954 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3819 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
Student Contribution: €3,000/year
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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