Entry Points (2020)
350-360

Course Overview

Commencing in the 2021/2022 application year, NUI Galway has merged application to three distinct programmes under one umbrella application code – GY110.

After selecting GY110 on your CAO form, you will also be asked to select the stream (the programme) that you are applying to (AWC, ACS, or APP):

Arts (Arts with Children's Studies) - AWC

A four year arts degree that offers the ability to study two general arts subjects to degree level, in addition to specialising in Children’s Studies. Ideal for those with a genuine desire to study other arts subjects, and those looking to pursue post-primary teaching. 

Find out more: Arts (Arts with Children's Studies)

Arts (Children's Studies) - ACS

A four year arts degree in Children’s Studies that offers the option of also studying one modern language. Interdisciplinary, including work in the community in seven of eight semesters, and a half year or full year placement in Ireland or abroad.

Find out more: Arts (Children's Studies)

Arts (Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice) - APP

A four year programme that places specific emphasis on developing the knowledge and practical skills required to work in the youth work, family support and community development sectors. The programme includes a nine-month work placement in year three and small group teaching delivered in the Institute for Lifecourse and Society.

Find out more: Arts (Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice)

Applications and Selections

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment



Key Facts

Entry Requirements

Minimum Grade H5 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at O6/H7 Grades in the Leaving Certificate including Irish, English, another language, and three other subjects recognised for entry purposes.


Additional Requirements

Students must satisfy the Garda/police vetting requirements.
Duration

4 years

Next start date

September 2021

A Level Grades (2020)

Average intake

Varies per stream

Closing Date
NFQ level

Mode of study

ECTS weighting

240

Award

BA

CAO

GY110

Course code

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

To find out more about career opportunities, please visit the individual course stream wepbages:

Arts (Arts with Children's Studies)

Arts (Children's Studies)

Arts (Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice)

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes

 

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€5,822 p.a. 2020/21

Fees: Tuition

€2,598 p.a. 2020/21

Fees: Student Contribution

€3,000 p.a. 2020/21

Fees: Student levy

€224 p.a. 2020/21

Fees: Non EU

€16,300 p.a. 2021/22

EU Fees 2019/20:
- Tuition: may be paid by the Irish Government on your behalf if you qualify for free tuition fees see - free fee initiative.
- Student Contribution: €3,000 - payable by all students but may by paid by SUSI if you apply and are deemed eligible for a means tested SUSI grant.
- Student Levy:  €224 - payable by all students and is not covered by SUSI.

Find out More

Arts (Arts with Children's Studies)

Dr. Kate Harvey
Programme Director
College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies
kate.harvey@nuigalway.ie

Find out more: Arts (Arts with Children's Studies) course page

 

Arts (Children's Studies) 

Dr Michal Molcho
Programme Director
College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies

T: +353 91 493 668
E: michal.molcho@nuigalway.ie

Find out more: Arts (Children's Studies) course page

 

Arts (Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice) 

Dr. Deirdre Hardiman
Programme Director
T: +353 91 495203
E: deirdre.hardiman@nuigalway.ie

Dr. Helen Casey
Programme Director
E: helen.casey@nuigalway.ie

Find out more: Arts (Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice) course page

Downloads

  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2021

    Undergraduate Prospectus 2021 PDF (13.8 MB)

  • Quick Guide to Courses 2021

    Quick Guide to Courses 2021 PDF (2.4 MB)

  • A Level Quick Guide 2021

    A Level Quick Guide 2021 PDF (2 MB)

  • CAO Brochure

    CAO Brochure PDF (1.3 MB)

  • Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

    Postgraduate Prospectus 2021 PDF (11.3MB)

  • QQI / FETAC Pathways Guide

    QQI / FETAC Pathways Guide PDF (45MB)