Law & French

University College Cork


Course Name Law & French
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK302
Course Type Higher Education CAO
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters BCL (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H3 in French. Minimum grade H5 in one subject and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish and English.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see e...

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Mature Applicants

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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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+Course Outline
BCL (Law and French) allows you to study law and French at the same time in a joint honours degree. You can then become a lawyer with specific linguistic skills.

Over the course of four years, you will take modules in law and Frenc...

Subjects Taught Who teaches this course

The BCL (Law and French) degree course benefits from the input of all staff in the Law Department, as most modules are common to all other law degrees. A broad spectrum of legal experts teach in varied areas of law, including:

Contract Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Company Law
EU Law
Tort Law
International Law
Revenue Law
Family Law
Land Law.
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Assessment Method Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment. French modules are based more on continuous assessment.

During Year 3, you will follow the assessment rules of your host university, either in France or in Canada.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
Students in the BCL (Law and French) course are provided with an excellent and internationally renowned education in law and in French.

They acquire critical legal skills thanks to the dedication of all staff member...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Benedicte Sage Fuller
021 490 3812
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Points History
Year Points
2021 545
2020 542
2019 453