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
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
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
Special Entry Recommendations In order to study this degree, we strongly recommend that you also have ...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+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 course) and must obtain at...

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 The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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21 UCD undergraduate courses from a broad range of courses in: Science, Agriculture, Veterinary Nursing, Nursing, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Commerce accept applicants on a competitive basis with appropriate Q...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Applicants UCD has a mature entry pathway for 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 2023, your date ...

Alternative Entry Other School Leaving Examinations
See www.ucd.ie/admissions

Open Learning Entry Route
See www.ucd.ie/openlearning
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Overall, there are 525 places in DN700.
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

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 chal...

Subjects Taught

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

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

Two Subject Combination (TSC)
If you choose ...

Careers or Further Progression

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Social sciences graduates are valued by employers for their skills in research, leadership and communication. Graduates progress to work in government, NGOs, the media and businesses as economists, policymakers, environmentalist...

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Points History
Year Points
2022 451
2021 475
2020 421