Music Literacy Ireland offers talks to secondary school students, in particular for those who may be thinking about which subjects to choose at senior cycle, or which degree to pursue at third-level. For example, the number of students receiving third-level education is continuously increasing. As the CAO deadline approaches however, there is often emphasis in the media and in schools to choose science, technology, or business courses. At the same time, the place and value of an arts degree come under scrutiny. So what is the value in an arts degree and why should you consider it at third-level?