B.A. Culture & Heritage Studies

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QQI level 7 in Wexford Campus (IT Carlow) over 3 years full time

What is the Course about?

Culture and Heritage Studies creates an awareness, understanding and knowledge of Ireland’s built, natural and literary past. This programme is ideally suited for those presently employed or seeking employment in the tourism and heritage sectors. This three-year degree programme brings Ireland’s cultural heritage to life for people with a passion for art and literature. Modules include: Irish history; Irish architectural history; cultural heritage studies; communications and customer service; IT and research skills; Irish literature and film studies; digital heritage. The applied cultural heritage module runs throughout the three years and enables students to interact with a wide variety of heritage groups and community-based organisations in heritage resource management. A 12-week work placement is included as part of Year 3 providing students with valuable experience in a cultural heritage organisation.

Special Features:

• 12-week work placement in Year 3 with a culture or heritage organisation.

• Applied cultural heritage module throughout the three years enabling students to interact with heritage groups and community-based organisations.

• Exit award: Higher Certificate in Culture and Heritage Studies (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2.


  • Address Wexford Campus (IT Carlow), Summer Hill Rd., Wexford
  • Phone 053 9185800
  • Emailwexford@itcarlow.ie
  • Websitewww.wexfordcampus.ie
  • Category Arts, Humanities, Tourism,Food and Hospitality
  • Location Co. Wexford

Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost 3000
  • Course Length 3 yrs
  • Start date Sept to May(annually)
  • Time Day time


B.A. Culture & Heritage Studies
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B.A. Culture & Heritage Studies
  • By Mary-Ruth Tobin
  • Email: adultguidance@wwetb.ie

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