Intercultural Studies - 5N0765
This programme module aims to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skills and competence to explore, reflect and analyse intercultural issues such as diversity, racism, prejudice, conflict, inclusion, participation and interdependence while also reflecting on their own culture.
It provides learners with an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for active, positive participation in a complex, diverse and rapidly changing society, to develop intercultural awareness, sensitivity and intercultural communicative competence, substituting fear and stereotyping of the other with a curiosity to explore difference.
QQI Credits: 15
To demonstrate a critical understanding of intercultural issues.
To describe basic concepts of the theory, definitions and models of culture.
To evaluate various aspects of interculturalism and multiculturalism using a range of sources.
To develop an understanding of culture, identify, values, diversity, equality and interculturalism.
To explore ways of dealing with issues arising from cultural difference.
To ensure Learner keeps a learning record to reflect on their own learning experience.
To demonstrate tolerance and empathy towards other cultures and their peoples and question ethnocentric evaluation
To analyse the influence of their own cultural conditioning.
To communicate effectively and sensitively with people from different cultural background
To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning
Classroom-based, face-to-face 'Live Tutor instruction/in a classroom/and online class environment.
Blended learning (hybrid model where a portion of learning is classroom-based and a portion of which is online learning.
Tutor support available between classes (online, face-to-face, or by telephone).
QQI Level 4 Certificate, or equivalent life/work experience. A copy of your current Curriculum Vitae or certificate. It is expected that you will have a range of learning styles, strengths and needs related to the programme and have the capacity to take responsibility for your own learning within the managed classroom and online environment, provided by Lir Business Services & Training Centre.
Learners must reside in Ireland. This course is delivered through English. A competency test may be carried out for English language and literacy and/or computer skills to ensure that you have the skills necessary to complete the programme.
The following English language proficiency tests and results are acceptable :
IELTS Indicator Test The minimum score is 6 unless otherwise stated.
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition The minimum score is 92 unless otherwise stated.
Duolingo English Test The minimum score required is 95 unless stated otherwise.
Exam English If you are unsure of your current level, you can take a free test on sites such as this one.
If you are unsure contact Lir Reception (044) 9342754 to speak to a qualified person who will be able to assist you.
IT/Computer Skills: sufficient working knowlege of computers. Learner must have access to a PC, laptop or mobile device with internet access, Windows 8 or later or a Mac with OSX 10.5 or later, a browser with the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari, Adobe Reader to view PDFs. Your device must have a working camera and audio. PC must be capable of playing video and audio files. We provide you with access to Microsoft 365 Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Teams).
Blended Learning: Learners must be self-motivated and be able to take responsibility for their own self-directed learning, outside the 'Live' Tutor online classes as they complete their blended learning course.
Reasonable Accommodation: Learners with a disability, medical condition or learning difficulty: In line with the Equal Status Acts 2000 to 2015 - Lir provides reasonable accommodation to meet the needs of our learners to ensure fairness and equality with others on the course.
Following successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 5 component certificate in Intercultural Studies (5N0765) from QQI.
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. Lir Business Services & Training Centre Ltd is registered with QQI, as a Private Training Provider, to offer programmes leading to QQI awards on the National Framework off Qualifications in Ireland (N.F.Q.)
Learner Progression: Learners who successfully complete this module may use the associated credits towards a relevant Major Award.
Assessment: Project 60% and Learner Record 40%
Grading: Pass 50% - 64%, Merit 65% - 79%, Distinction 80% - 100%
See Lir Course Schedule
A Blended and Online Course with 'Live' Tutor classes, optional Virtual Office Hours and Tutorials. 2 x Workshops over 5 weeks or 8 x Evening Classes plus self-directed learning with online support.
This Programme comprises of 1 module. The duration of this module is typically 150 hours. This is a combination of 50 hours of Directed Learning and 100 hours of Self-directed learning. The 50 hours of Directed Learning takes place in Classroom Attendance and 'Live' Tutor Online Classes. Self-directed Learning is learner-led, and it includes self-directed study, through Lir eLearning Hub. This will entail preparation and reflection time on your part. There are Virtual Office Hours throughout the week also to give you the opportunity of meeting your Tutor online, if you have any queries.
Upon successful completion of a Major award, learners can progress to an award on the next level on the NFQ. Alternatively, the Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS) gives learners the opportunity to use their QQI Level 5/6 Major Award to apply through the CAO for a place in the first year of a higher education programme. In some instances, progression is on the basis of specific Level 5 or 6 Major Awards, Learners should check with the higher education institution prior to commencement. Components (Minor Awards), or achievement of less than 120 credits, will not suffice for progression under the HELS.
Course fee: Phone Lir Reception (044) 934 2754 for a quote.. Payment: 1) in full, or 2) flexi-payments, 3) funding, 4) in-company - separate quote You may qualify for funding by contacting your local Intreo/DSP Office.
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