BA (Hons) in Arts

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: February 1
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: €50
Intakes: September
International tuition: €9,950
Domestic tuition: €3,819

Program overview

This course provides students with a traditional education, alongside a foundation in digital skills. Students who completed this course have been accredited for teaching in the areas of History, English and CSPE by the Teaching Council. This course allows students of French and Spanish to undertake a year of study abroad in either France or Spain. Students who complete the BA (Hons) in Arts gain a significant range of transferable skills, including critical thinking and research, which enable to complete further studies, and work, in a diverse range of areas and sectors. This three-year arts degree programme offered at DkIT is a unique programme in Ireland. It offers a traditional arts education in History, English, Archaeology, French, Spanish and Politics and Society, alongside three years of digital humanities training. This innovative, new development in arts education will provide you with critical and practical skills to meet the demands of a rapidly changing digital environment. The degree programme creates Honours-level Arts Graduates that are also skilled users and creators of information in digital media, an increasingly important area in education and publishing. As a graduate you will be able to integrate these new digital media with traditional scholarly activity in the Arts. As a graduate of this degree, you will be Academically Qualified in Two of the core Arts disciplines: History; English; Archaeology; French; Spanish; Politics & Society; whilst also becoming a sophisticated Creator and User in Digital Humanities. Students who choose either French or Spanish for their degree can undertake a dedicated year abroad in a host institution in France and Spain. This year takes place after year two. Students then return to DkIT in the following academic year to complete their third year of studies. Students who undertake the extra year of study abroad will achieve a BA (Hons) in Arts International.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



Non-EU applicants should provide: Completed application form, Academic transcripts, IELTS (or equivalent) transcripts, Passport copy. Students wishing to pursue studies in French must have a H5 in Leaving Certificate French.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this course are highly employable and widely sought after in careers as diverse as teaching at primary and secondary level, adult education, arts and heritage administration, journalism, librarianship, archivist, research, politics. as well as business and industry. Students have excellent literacy and communication skill, advanced skills in Information and Communication Technologies, as well as skills in critical information management, which makes them highly employable.

Campus location

Dundalk , Ireland

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