Courses with placement in Arts

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Title Sample placement roles Placement Timeline
BA Government
(Politics, Economics & Law)
New in 2022.
Types of roles: government departments, local authorities, NGOs, charities, advocacy, political parties, legal, governance, compliance, regulatory, economics, finance, tax, advisory, consultancy, policy development, research and analysis
Jan - June
BA (Human rights)   Jan - June
BA (Gaeilge) Cúntóir teanga, riarachán, Aistriúchán, cúntóir foghlama (bunscoile nó meánscoile). Jan - Apr
BA (Journalism) Newspaper/magazine intern, Radio intern, Broadcast intern, Communications intern, Marketing intern, PR intern. Sept - Apr
BSc (Applied Social Sciences) Policy, research, planning, development or client facing roles in the following sectors:
Irish/International NGO’s, Environmental/sustainability organisations, Local government, Community/youth organisations, Social Care organisations.
Jan - May
BA (Children’s Studies)  Primary School Classroom Assistant – Domestic and International, Special Needs Assistant, Early Years education/Montessori Classroom Assistant, Play Specialist / Play Therapy, Youth Work, Disability Support Services, Performing Arts, Children’s Literature.  Jan - Apr 
BA Child Youth and Family: Policy and Practise  Largely client facing roles in the following sectors:
Primary Education, (School Classroom Assistant, Special Needs Assistant roles), Play Therapy, Youth Work, Performing Arts, Child Protection, Family and Community Support services, NGO’s, Social Care including Disability Support Services and Homelessness support services.
Sept - May
BA Music Music teachers in schools, on music programmes or music organisations. Composition, music technology, recording & production, orchestra, event management, youth organisations, music therapy.  Jan - May
BA Data Science    Data Science roles, data analyst, data engineer, statistician, business analyst, test engineer.  Jan - June
BA English and Media Studies    Newspaper/magazine intern, Radio intern, Broadcast intern, Communications intern, Marketing intern, PR intern,teaching, culture, hrm roles,public  relations, editing, publishing, research Jan - May 
BA Film and Digital Media  Creative industries, including film and television production, digital design and content creation, cultural administration, screenwriting and digital marketing.  Jan - May 
BA Digital Arts and Technology  Information technology, education, creative arts, cultural heritage and cultural industries, public relations, social media, journalism, UX UI design, digital marketing.  Jan - May