Leaving Certificate Christmas Revision Courses 

Bruce College is a provider of examination revision courses to students in Ireland for over 30 years. In this time thousands of students have benefited from our outstanding teachers and excellent notes.
Students can expect to cover a considerable amount of material along with notes that can be used to review content  well beyond the dates of our courses.

DATES : Christmas Revision Course will take place on Tuesday 2nd January to Saturday 6th January inclusive.

LOCATION: The Leaving Cert. course will take place in The Brookfield Health Science Building, College Road.

Please note that some Leaving Cert. subjects are divided into two sections e.g. Chemistry (H) C1 & C2 so please click the “Subjects” heading to check the course content of these subjects before booking.This allows student to choose the section that best suits their needs.




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Please note that some Leaving Cert. subjects are divided into two sections e.g. Chemistry (H) C1 & C2 so please click the “Subjects” heading to check the course content of these subjects before booking.This allows student to choose the section that best suits their needs.

Excellent notes are provided. The list of topics under each subject are intended as a general guide and may change.

Accounting (H)




Topics taken from the list below;

Course 1

  1. Control Accounts
  2. Suspense Accounts
  3. Revaluation of fixed assets
  4. Cashflow Statements
  5. Ratio Analysis Formulae

Course 2

  1. Total Production cost budgets
  2. Cash Budgeting 1
  3. Cash Budgeting 2
  4. Marginal Costing (CVP)
  5. Appointment & Reappointment of costs



Biology (H)
Topics taken from the list below;

Course 1

  1. DNA/RNA/Protein synthesis/Genetic Engineering
  2. Transport systems in living organisms
  3. Respiration/Breathing
  4. Genetic crosses/Heredity
  5. Microbiology/Viruses/Cell Biology

Course 2

  1. Nutrition/Digestion/ Enzymes
  2. Human anatomy and physiology
  3. Photosynthesis/Plant Biology
  4. Mandatory Experiments
  5. Reproduction in living organisms




Geography (H)

Topics taken from the list below:

Course 1 Geography Physical

  1. Plate Tectonics / Volcanoes / Earthquakes
  2. Rocks / Folding & Faulting / Mechanical Weathering
  3. Chemical Weathering / Mass Movement / Rivers
  4. Coastlines / OS Maps / Aerial Photographs
  5. Fieldwork Project/Glaciation / Isostacy / Weather Maps

Course 2 Geography Regional

  1. The Greater Dublin Area / Western Region – regional maps / physical processes / primary activities
  2. The Greater Dublin Area / Western Region – secondary & tertiary activities
  3. The Paris Basin / Mezzogiorno – regional maps / physical processes & primary activities
  4. The Paris Basin / Mezzogiorno – secondary & tertiary activities
  5. Sub continental egions Brazil/India



Business (H)

Topics taken from the list below:

Business (H)

Topics taken from the list below:

Course 1

  1. Unit 1- People in Business
  2. Unit 2- Enterprise
  3. Unit 3- Managing 1
  4. ABQ (Units 5, 6 & 7  examinable 2023)
  5. Unit 4-Managing 2

Course 2

  1. Calculation Style Questions- Ratio analysis
  2. Unit 5- Business in Action
  3. Unit 6- The Domestic Environment
  4. Unit 7- The International Environment
  5. Exam Techniques/Layout/Top Tips/Time Management 
Chemistry (H)


Topics taken from the list below

Course 1

  1. Atomic Facts
  2. Atomic Explanation & Evidence
  3. Petrol and Polymers
  4. Masses, Gasses & Moles
  5. Stoichiometry

Course 2

  1. Chemical Bonding
  2. Acid & Bases
  3. Oxidation & Reduction
  4. Volumetric Analysis
  5. Chemistry of Carbon




Chemistry (H) One Day 20th January 2024
Chemical bonding
Volumetric analysis
Chemistry of carbon
Petrol and polymers
History (H)



Topics will be taken from the list below:

  • 1. Document-based question: 'Stalins show trials'
    2. Pursuit of Sovereignty: 'Cumann na nGaedheal'
    3. U.S.A.: 'Foreign Policy 1945–1972.
    4. Northern Ireland: Brookberough/O'Neill
    5. Research Study Project 


Maths (H)

Topics taken from the list below:

Paper 1

  1. Algebra
  2. Differential Calculus
  3. Complex Numbers
  4. Number Systems
  5. Functions including logarithms & Exponentials

Paper 2

  1. Co-ordinate Geometry of the line
  2. Co-ordinate Geometry of the circle
  3. Geometry & Theorems
  4. Trigonometry
  5. Probability/Statistics



Maths (O)
Topics taken from the list below:

  1. Trigonometry
  2. Algebra
  3. Calculus
  4. Geometry
  5. Complex numbers


Physics (H)
Topics will be taken form the list below:

Course 1

  1. Electricity (Experiments)
  2. Heat
  3. Mechanics (Momentum and Gravitation)
  4. Light (Spectrometer and waves)
  5. Sound

Course 2

  1. Angular Velocity
  2. Static Electricity
  3. Electromagnetic Induction
  4. Semi-Conductors
  5. Light(Reflection, Refraction etc.)




Agricultural Science (H)

Topics taken from the list below:

Element of:

  1. Physical Properties of soils
  2. Tillage of crops
  3. Dairy and beef cattle


Art History (H)
Art Course
NEW L.C written exam sections. 

1. Section A Today’s world - Art appreciation (art, design, architecture)
2. Section B Europe and the wider world: Realism, Impressionism, Neo, and Post Impressionism
3. Section C Ireland and Its place in the wider world: The Stone, the Bronze, and the Iron Age)



Applied Maths (H)

Topics taken from the list below

1    Kinematics in 1 Dimension (Uniform Accelerated Motion)
2    Vectors
3    Dynamics (Newton's Laws of Motion)
4    Kinematics in 2 Dimensions (Projectiles)
5    Graph Theory and Matrices
6    Kruskal's, Prim's and Dijkstra's Algorithms
7    Critical Path Analysis


Economics (H)



Course content taken from 

The Market Economy

The Consumer

The Firm

Government Intervention in the Market

Market Structures

The Labour Market

National Income

International trade

Fiscal Policy & Budget Framework

Employment & Unemployment

Economic Growth & Development



Irish (H)



Topics will be taken from the list below:


  1. Ceapadóireacht (Díospóireacht, Aiste, Litreacha)
  2. Léamhthuiscintí (Trialacha Teanga Comhtheacsula)
  3. Pros Liteartha
  4. Filíocht
  5. AnChluastuiscint



English (H)



Topics taken from the list below:

Course content: 
Day 1: Reading Comprehension 
Day 2: Characters in Hamlet
Day 3: Studied Poetry - Sylvia Plath
Day 4: Studied Poetry - Seamus Heaney
Day 5: Comparative Study




French (H)



Topics will be taken from the list below:

  • Exam Overview
  • Grammar: Revision of key tenses (Présent, Imparfait, Passé Composé, Futur, Conditionnel, Présent du subjonctif)
  • Revision of key Oral topics (vous-même, votre quartier, l'école, le sport, votre temps libre, les médias, les vacances; how to deal with difficult questions)



German (H)


Topics will be taken from the list below:

• Word Order
• Äußerung zum Thema
• Text II
• Oral
• Aural 



Construction Studies (H)


  1. Sustainable Design
  2. Passive Solar
  3. Building Detail
  4. Building Design
  5. U-Values


Home Economics (H)
  1. Food Studies
  2. Resource Management
  3. Exam Questions
  4. Exam Technique
  5. Layout & Presentation
Spanish (H)
  1. Written Production
  2. Grammar
  3. Reading Comprehension
  4. Dialogue Construction
Design Communication Assignment Day




  1. Outputs explained and broken down
  2. Presentation Technique
  3. Solid Works requirements explained
  4. Part(B).. New Concept/Modification Investigated



Accounting (H) C1 Full

English (H) Full

Maths(H) P1 Full
Maths (O)
Chemistry (H) C1 Full
History (H)

10:20:11:30 English (H)Full
Accounting (H)C 2
Maths (H) P1
Biology (H)C 1 Full
Business (H) C1Full
German (H)
Chemistry (H)C2 Full
History (H)
11.45:12.55 English (H)Full
Irish (H)Full

Biology (H) C2Full
Business (H) C2
Maths (H) P2 Full
French (H)Full
Physics (H) C1
Applied Maths (H)


12.55 – 2:00 pm LUNCH
2pm:3:10 English (H)
Irish (H)Full
Biology (H) C1Full
Geography (H) C1
Ag Science (H)
Maths (H) P2Full
Physics (H) C2
Business (H) C1

Economics(H) Full

3:10-4:20 English (H)
Irish (H) Full
French (H)
Biology (H) C2 Full

Geography(H) C2Full
Maths(H) P1 Full

One Day Courses

Saturday 25th  November: Design Communication Graphics (H)

Saturday 13th January: Home Economics (H)

Saturday 13th January:: Spanish (H)

Saturday 13th January: Construction Studies (H)

Saturday 20th January: Art History(H) & Chemistry (H)



 Full Prices:

No. Courses Price
1 €250
2 €440
3 €595
4 €685
5 €760
6 €825
7 €895


Refund Policy:Refunds will be available up to 20th December (please allow up to 14 days for processing). There is a non refundable €25 booking fee included in the price of your booking.









Booking Terms & Conditions

  • Bruce College provides part time tuition and intensive revision courses (theCourses) to students who are preparing for the Leaving Certificate, JuniorCertificate and are in full-time second level education (the Student).
  • The School reserves the right to decline an enrolment from any student. The College reserves the right to withdraw its services from a Student for any breach of discipline, the definition of which is at the sole discretion of the  College management. 
  • The Course details (as found on www.brucecollege.ie) outline the content and objectives of the Course. The Student is responsible for determining the course enrolled is appropriate for their needs. Views or opinions expressed by  teachers during the course are entirely their own. The School does not accept  liability for errors on any advice given or views expressed by teachers or in  any notes or documentation provided to students by teachers. 
  • The College reserve the right to amend without recourse to refund , the Course detail, including the course content, structure and schedule , including commencement dates, times and location of classes. 
  • Students may only attend classes as scheduled by Bruce College based on their subject selection. Breach of this will result in removal from the course. A student may request in advance of the course a change in subjects. If requested during the courses the school may be limited in accommodating any change due to class quotas. A surcharge of €10 will apply to changes  requested during the course. 
  • Students are only entitled to notes for classes for which they are enrolled. Our cancellation policy facilitates a refund on receipt of a written cancellation at least two weeks prior to the course commencement date. There is a non refundable booking fee of €25 included in the price. Please allow a maximum  of 28 days for processing. 
  • If a student cannot attend for any reason, the College will upon request forward any relevant notes. The college will not refund any cancellation or absenteeism after the required two weeks advance cancellation notice. 
  • In the case of a potential closure due to unforeseen events , (pandemic, weather event, unavailability of property for the course, etc), the college will reschedule classes to another date , at the discretion of the school and  before the commencement of the Leaving Cert. and Junior Cert. written  exams in June. The school may provide for this course through  recorded,online, live classes or a combination of these mediums.  
  • If the school are unable to reschedule the classes or provide an online alternative before June a refund for the part of the course not complete will be processed.  
  • The school accept no liability for loss or damage of student property. Parking is not provided to students or parents,
  • Our terms and conditions will be governed by the Laws of Ireland.