Social Sciences

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Social Sciences
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN700
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Duration 4 years.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics and three other recognised subjects

Computational Social Science
In order to study this degree, we strongly recommend that you also have at least a Grade H4 in Leaving...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP NB The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, can be admitted on a competitive basis to programmes in: Science, Agriculture, Veterinary Nursing, Nursing, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Commerce.

Please see http://www.ucd.ie/registry/admissions/FET.html for full details and information on other programmes under consideration.
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2021, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places DN700 Places: 500
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Why do people behave the way they do? How do social, cultural, political and economic forces shape our lives and the world in which we live?

If these types of questions about society and social relationships spark your interest, prepare to be cha...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Choose your course from one of the following options below:

Computational Social Science
Economics, Mathematics & Statistics
Philosophy, Politics & Economics
Two Subject Combination

Two Subject Combination (TSC)
If you choose two subject co...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Social sciences graduates are valued by employers for their skills in research, leadership and communication. Graduates of UCD social sciences progress to work in government, NGOs, the media and businesses as economists, policym...

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International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 475
2020 421
2019 390