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Bachelor of Arts in Applied Language

University of Limerick
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Limerick
English
September 2022

About this program

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Language

This programme aims to produce graduates with a high level of competence in at least two languages combined with a specialist knowledge of the societies in which those languages are spoken. The course also offers the unusual opportunity to take three languages to degree level. Graduates will also possess professional expertise in an area such as Marketing, Politics and International Relations, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or Technical Communication.

Admission requirements

Minimum grades

Applicants are required to hold at the time of enrolment the established Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with a minimum of six subjects which must include: Two H5 (Higher level) grades and Four O6 (Ordinary level) grades or four H7 (Higher Level) grades. Subjects must include Mathematics, Irish or another language, and English.

Note: Grade F6 in Foundation Mathematics also satisfies the minimum entry requirements. Foundation Maths is not reckonable for scoring purposes

Subject requirements

Applicants must hold a minimum Grade H3 in French, German, Irish, Japanese or Spanish.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Language, Culture and Society A: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Language, Culture and Society B: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Linguistics 1
  • Elective 1: French OR German OR Irish OR Spanish OR Japanese OR Marketing OR Politics and International Relations
  • Elective 2: Literature in Language A OR B OR Cultural Studies and New Media

Semester 2

  • Language, Culture and Society A: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Language, Culture and Society B: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Linguistics 2
  • Elective: French OR German OR Irish OR Spanish OR Japanese OR Marketing OR Politics and International Relations
  • Elective 2: Literature in Language A OR B OR Language and Culture

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Language, Culture and Society A: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Language, Culture and Society B: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Language and Technology
  • Elective 1 : French OR German OR Irish OR Spanish OR Japanese OR Marketing OR Politics and International Relations
  • Elective 2: Literature in Language A OR B OR Cultural Studies

Semester 2

Cooperative Education

Year 3

Semester 1

External Academic Placement

Semester 2

  • Language, Culture and Society A: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Language, Culture and Society B: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Elective 1 : French OR German OR Irish OR Spanish OR Japanese OR Marketing OR Politics and International Relations OR Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages OR Technical Writing

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Language, Culture and Society A: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Language, Culture and Society B: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Applied Languages Project

Semester 2

  • Language, Culture and Society A: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Language, Culture and Society B: French OR German OR Irish OR Japanese OR Spanish
  • Applied Languages Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Full Time Tution fee for 2021/2022:

  • EU Fee incl. SC Levy: 5,652€
  • Non EU Fee incl. SC Levy: 12,514€

Qualification

NFQ Level 8 major Award Honours Bachelor Degree

Continuing studies

  • Masters/PhD in Languages, Literature, Culture and Communications
  • MA in Business Management
  • Structured Ph.D. in Applied Languages
  • MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • MSc in Marketing, Consumption and Society

Career paths

  • Communications, Media and Public Relations
  • Department Administrator
  • Events Coordinator
  • Professional Interpreter and/or Translator
  • Public Service, Including the Irish Foreign Service
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Software, IT and internet sector
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer

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University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...


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University of Limerick
V94 T9PX Limerick
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