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

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UCC reserves places for mature students on almost all undergraduate degree programmes. Mature students do not need Leaving Certificate points to enter UCC. However, some degree programmes have specific educational requirements and i...

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Number of Places Approx. Intake 20
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 1
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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

The BCL (Law and French) is a joint honours degree combining the study of law at the UCC School of Law, and the study of French language, culture and literature at the UCC French department.

Why Study
The BCL (Law and French) giv...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
FR1101 Foundation Course in Written and Oral French (10 credits); FR1201 Introduction to French Studies (5 credits); FR1801 Law, Language, Literature (5 credits); LW1101 Legal Writing and Analysis (5 credits); LW1104 Foundations of ...

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Careers or Further Progression

Graduates follow various career paths. They have a great advantage in obtaining a language degree alongside their legal education, and this makes them sought-after on the jobs market.

This includes becoming a:

• solicitor
• barr...

Further Enquiries Dympna O'Donovan
T: +353 (0)21 490 3249
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Points History
Year Points
2019 453
2018 542
2017 510