What is this Structured Elective about?
This structured elective is a language skills structured elective aimed at providing the equivalent of B2 level proficiency in written, spoken and aural Modern Irish on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Assessment takes the form of aural, written and aural examinations, project work, fieldwork, essays and presentations.
Why should I take this Structured Elective?
If you wish to continue to improve your Irish language skills and enjoy using your cúpla focal from your second-level education in a small group teaching setting, this structured elective will enable you to develop skills in, language accuracy, communication, translation and critical thinking. This elective also involves a period of immersion education in your choice of Gaeltacht area.
How would this Structured Elective benefit me?
You will gain a qualification in Modern Irish which is widely recognised as an advantage in a variety of careers, especially in the fields of media and education. Grad Ireland have profiled an example of how advantageous a qualification in the Irish language can be in a variety of(opens in a new window)career pathways.
How do I take the modules in this Structured Elective?
In order to earn this Structured Elective you must take the specified modules in or after 2018/19.
The modules must be taken in succession.