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AH01 - Level 5 Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts is a flexible, interdisciplinary and innovative course which enables students to tailor their studies from a wide range of options in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Is this course right for you?

As academic research has increasingly broken down disciplinary boundaries, it has become clear that researchers of the future will need to be able to use knowledge and skills from across multiple disciplines to address major research questions. At the same time, the pace of economic change means that transferrable skills such as communication, critical thinking and cultural awareness are increasingly seen as the vital keys to career success. Liberal Arts at Monaghan Institute is the perfect way to kick-start learning to match the needs of current employers.

What will you study?

Liberal Arts introduces learners to research skills, academic writing skills and methods of study that are necessary for successful participation at third level. The course also incorporates research into suitable avenues of progression for those wishing to continue their studies upon successful completion.

Liberal Arts combines skills and knowledge from several disciplines – it provides a broad scope of study rather than a narrow focus and this allows students to gain learning experience in a wide range of subject matter. Liberal Arts is about giving students choice and flexibility while providing a variety of essential skills that will benefit their progression on to university and ultimately their chosen career.

Areas of study to include:

  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Research & Study Skills
  • Communications
  • History
  • Literary, Visual and Performing Arts
  • English Literature
  • European Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Word Processing

Qualifications Obtained

5M3114 QQI Level 5 General Studies

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact Ollie Hanna-Murtagh.

AH01 - Level 5 Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts is a flexible, interdisciplinary and innovative course which enables students to tailor their studies from a wide range of options in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

AH01 - Level 5 Liberal Arts

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
Field Trips € 50.00
Archaeological Digs € 30.00

AH01 - Level 5 Liberal Arts

Career Prospects

Liberal Arts graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Archaeologist│ Sociologist │Psychologist │ Public Relations Specialist │ Human Resources Specialists │Graphic Designer or Artist │ Writer │Social Worker │Teacher │ Journalist │ Researcher │Historian │Tour Guide.

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
St Angela’s College Sligo Arts / Professional Masters in Home Economics Education 8/9
DCU (St Patrick’s Campus) Arts (Joint Honours) Humanities 8
NUIM  Arts 8
DkIT Digital Humanities 8
NUIG Arts (History) 8
NUIG Arts (Film & Digital Media) 8

AH02 - Level 5 Performing Arts

Performing arts celebrate the array of possibilities within live and digital arts in a range of contexts. Live performances before an audience are a form of entertainment; and theatre, music, dance are present in all human cultures. Learners will explore their imaginations, developing confidence in working with other creative individuals and also develop the art of self-expression.

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Is this course right for you?

This course is designed for learners who wish to be actors/performers or who want to facilitate performance, including devising their own plays. The course is delivered both on and off-stage, by example and analysis, through practice and appreciation and is complemented with guest lectures, workshops and public performances.

What will you study?

The course includes a combination of theatre practices and their appreciation, complemented by training in the areas of performance skills, drama and technical skills. In the TV and Film Acting module you will learn the art of self-taping, understand the difference between stage and screen acting, film: ads, monologues, dialogues and film scenes, culminating in a show reel. Throughout the course learners will get multiple opportunities to perform on stage and in front of an audience and you will also have many opportunities to create and devise your own theatre scenes/plays. There will also be an end the year professional production in the Garage Theatre, Monaghan.

Areas of study to include:

  • TV and Film Acting
  • Theatre Performance Skills
  • Theatre Studies
  • Performance Craft
  • Acting Skills & Techniques
  • Stage Management &
  • Administration
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Qualifications Obtained

5M5151 QQI Level 5 Performing Arts

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact the college office: info@monaghaninstitute.ie

AH02 - Level 5 Performing Arts

Performing arts celebrate the array of possibilities within live and digital arts in a range of contexts. Live performances before an audience are a form of entertainment; and theatre, music, dance are present in all human cultures. Learners will explore their imaginations, developing confidence in working with other creative individuals and also develop the art of self-expression.

AH02 - Level 5 Performing Arts

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be additional fees for theatre performance attendance/ field trips

AH02 - Level 5 Performing Arts

Career Prospects

Performing arts graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Actor | Dancer | Musician | Choreographer | Presenter | Writer | Producer | Set Design | Lighting & Sound | DJ | Theatre Management| Costume Design.

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DCU Communication Studies 8
UCD Humanities 8
UCD Arts (Two subjects) 8
DkIT Media Arts and Technologies 7
DkIT Theatre & Film Practice 7