Social Policy & Sociology

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Social Policy & Sociology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN750
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 BSocSc
Duration 3 years.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics and three other recognised subjects
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 The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 10
Minimum QQI-FET points 2019: 358

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 competiti...

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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 2020, 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 DN750 Places 100
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why is this degree for me?
The Bachelor of Social Science (BSocSc) at University College Dublin is the premier honours degree of its kind in Ireland. It is the standard qualification for those working in policy making and social services and recentl...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
The course explores key social issues affecting societies in the European Union, the USA and East Asia: poverty, homelessness, addiction, mental illness, social stratification, criminal justice, globalisation, gender equality, sex...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
The BSocSc provides a strong foundation for both postgraduate study and a wide range of careers in government, social services, NGOs, education, media, including new and online media (who are increasingly expres...

Further Enquiries UCD School of Social Policy,
Social Work and Social Justice, Hanna Sheehy
Skeffington Building, Belfield, Dublin 4
sp-sw-sj@ucd.ie
+353 1 716 8198
facebook.com/UCDSocialPWJ
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 330
2018 291