This General Learning Programme aims to provide a foundation in subjects which students may wish to study at Third Level. It also introduces students to methods of study, writing skills and research skills that are required for successful participation in Third Level education. Graduates of this course may apply to any Third Level Institute.
There are no formal educational requirements, although evidence of recent commitment to learning is expected. Interested students should complete the online application form, submit a short written piece and ensure that two questionnaires are completed by referees and returned to the college.
Enquiries to Coordinator Ms Maeve Hayden
Students may progress through the Higher Education Links scheme (click here for links) or students can also apply for the Advanced Certificate in Social Studies at Plunket College of Further Education.
Repeating may seem like the end of the world but the dedicated and hard-working teachers and staff at Plunket College make repeating less stressful. I'd recommend it to anyone.
"I never thought that I would go to university because of Leaving Cert points, never mind have the opportunity to study in an area (Psychology) where it is so difficult to get a place. I owe how well I did in university in no small part to the year I spent on the Counselling & Psychology course in Plunket College; it was indispensable in getting me where I am now, a second year Psychology student in NUI Maynooth.