CAO (Higher Education)

Degree - Honours Bachelor

Arts - Leann an Aistriuchain

NUI Galway
NUI Galway
Course Code
NFQ Type
3 - 4 Years
Full Time
CAO Points 2019
Points Change

Course Summary

San ábhar Léann an Aistriúcháin déantar staidéar ar theoiric agus ar ghnéithe praiticiúla an aistriúcháin. Is ábhar ildisciplíneach é Léann an Aistriúcháin agus déantar staidéar ar réimse leathan topaicí lena n-áirítear gramadach, litríocht, teicneolaíocht faisnéise agus téarmeolaíocht. Pléitear le coincheapa leithne an aistriúcháin ar fud an domhain ón tseanaimsir go dtí an lá inniu agus breathnaítear freisin ar na saincheisteanna praiticiúla a bhaineann leis an aistriúchán ó Bhéarla go Gaeilge.

This subject is taught fully though Irish.

As part of an Arts degree, this subject is one of three subjects you choose in first year. In second and third year you continue with two of the subjects taken in First Arts. It may be possible to take an extra year studying abroad.

Course Details

College Link > GY101 - Arts - Leann an Aistriuchain

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Foreign language options with this course

There are options to study a language as part of this course. The following option(s) may be selected:

Includes time abroad?
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Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2020 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
EMMWD Multimedia and Web Development
DCHSC 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
BIPXX 5M2067 Information Processing
BMXXX 5M2069 Marketing
ELESX 5M2073 Language and European Studies
BBSXX 5M2102 Business Studies
ECHSX 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
EASSX 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism
BBSAX 5M2468 Business Administration
DCHCC 5M2786 Community Care
ELAXX 5M3114 General Studies
BLSXX 5M3789 Legal Studies
DCHSX 5M4468 Community Health Services
DTXXX 5M5011 Tourism with Business
EPATP 5M5163 Theatre Performance
6M0691 Software Development
DCXXX 6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
ECDEV 6M3674 Community Development
BALBX 6M4985 Business
BAXXX 6M5013 Administration
BITSX 6M5014 International Contact Centre Service

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.


The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Career Progression

There are a wide variety of careers open to Arts graduates in commercial, social, educational and public organisations. Indeed, Arts graduates may be found in every walk of life.

As Irish is now an official langague of the European Union there are many employment opportunities for people with qualifications in translation

Further Research

Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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