Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Heritage Studies (Mayo)
NFQ Level: 8
Programme Duration: One year add-on
Mode of Study: Full time
Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT
This programme provides graduates with a range skills sought by employers in today's job market.
It builds on knowledge gained in the Level 7 Heritage Studies programme, focusing on cultural, natural and built heritage.
- Environmental Management & Conservation
- Archaeology Theory and Practice
- Information Management
- Imagining Ireland
- Cultural Tourism
- Irish Modernism
- Museum Studies
You will also carry out an independent research project in the dissertation module.
Graduates of this programme now work as:
- Museum curators
- Genealogy researchers
- Education and information officers
- Rural development officers
Graduates have also developed careers in the environmental sector with:
- National Parks and Wildlife Service
- Local Authorities.
GMIT Level 8 qualifications are recognised worldwide for postgraduate entry.
Graduates of this programme have undertaken post-graduate study at Masters and Doctoral level in a range of institutions.
Disciplines in which graduates of the Mayo Campus have undertaken post-graduate study include:
This programme is recognised by the Teaching Council for progression to the Post-graduate Diploma in Education. Graduates who complete this are qualified to teach Geography to Leaving Certificate level in second level schools
E-mail: Sean Lysaght