Bachelor of Arts in Law and Accounting

Bachelor of Arts in Law and Accounting

Within the business world a strong legal background assists the work of many accounting specialists. Equally, a firm grounding in all aspects of accounting, including taxation, deepens the lawyer’s understanding of business transactions. The course reflects a demanding, broad and practical programme of study which will provide you with a firm foundation in both law and accounting. The combination allows you to make your choice of profession when you have a better knowledge of your strengths and of the law and accounting disciplines.

Bachelor of Arts in Language and Literature

Bachelor of Arts in Language and Literature

This programme will give you specialist skills such as Teaching English as a Foreign Language or Social Media. You will also spend two semesters off campus with the possibility of studying or working in one of the countries where your chosen language is spoken. If you are interested in languages and literature, this programme will enable you to act as a ‘cultural mediator’, i.e. someone who is in the business of explaining and interpreting Ireland to other nationalities and other cultures to the Irish.

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and New Media

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and New Media

Students of the BA in Journalism and New Media learn core practical journalism skills and, through the study of two specialised subjects, develop their capacities to engage critically with society and the structures of power that operate within it. The course will equip you with a wide range of workplace-focussed skills including: reporting; feature writing; investigative reporting; layout and design, text editing; how to start and manage a magazine and shorthand. You will learn how to apply these skills to print, broadcast journalism and new media - on-line journalism and podcasting.

Bachelor of Arts in Irish Music and Dance

Bachelor of Arts in Irish Music and Dance

Irish traditional music and dance are an intrinsic part of the cultural life of this island. In recent years they have become significant economically, and traditional musicians and dancers now have careers over the entire globe. In a modern context, musicians and dancers not only need excellent performance skills to make a career but also a wide variety of vocational skills (educational, technological, business etc) to be successful in these competitive fields. The BA Irish Music and Dance is the first of its kind and is unique because it places performance at its heart.

Bachelor of Arts in International Insurance and European Studies

Bachelor of Arts in International Insurance and European Studies

This is a unique programme in Ireland in that it combines an in-depth knowledge of an important element of the financial services industry with a European Studies element. You will be given the opportunity to develop skills in the areas of insurance/risk management. At the same time, you will achieve a high level of proficiency in a European language and an understanding of the socio-cultural make-up of a European country. The insurance industry in Ireland accounts for almost 9% of GDP in Ireland and employs tens of thousands of people in the various parts of the industry.

Bachelor of Arts in History, Politics, Sociology and Social Studies

Bachelor of Arts in History, Politics, Sociology and Social Studies

If you are the kind of person who enjoys being challenged by new perspectives, who likes to find out for yourself and who understands the importance of developing your own voice, then you should consider the BA in History, Politics, Sociology and Social Studies (HPSS). The BA HPSS will enable you to acquire skills to investigate topics, evaluate understandings, generate knowledge and develop strong supported arguments. This degree programme is also well suited to those who want to be able to try out a range of subjects in first year.

Baitsiléir Ealaíon Gaeilge+

Baitsiléir Ealaíon Gaeilge+

Cúrsa ceithre bliana é seo atá ag freagairt don mhóréileamh ar chéimithe ag a bhfuil (a) sáreolas ar theanga agus ar litríocht na Gaeilge, (b) tuiscint leathan ar ghnéithe de chultúr agus de shaíocht na hÉireann, agus (c) ardchumas léannta agus scileanna maithe in ábhair éagsúla eile, mar shampla, an Béarla, an Iriseoireacht, na Meáin Úra, an Pholaitíocht / an Riarachán Poiblí, an tSocheolaíocht agus an Stair.

Bachelor of Arts in European Studies

Bachelor of Arts in European Studies

An understanding of Europe requires knowledge of its historical origins, of its economic, legal and societal aspects, and of its political institutions. The BA in European Studies develops knowledge and understanding of all of these areas. The University of Limerick has long led the way in Ireland in this field, with the result that this degree is one of the most established European Studies degree programmes in Europe.

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Bachelor of Arts in English and History

Bachelor of Arts in English and History

This programme will enable you to develop critical and analytical skills through an appreciation of the English language and its literature, as well as through the study of social, cultural and political history. As part of the degree, you will gain work experience, and will spend a semester at a foreign university. In the final year you will have the opportunity to undertake a research project on a chosen subject.

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