Law & Irish

University College Cork


Course Name Law & Irish
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK304
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 Irish. Minimum grade H5 in one subject and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include English and another language.
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

Expand+QQI FET (FETAC) Students
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...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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 Approx. Intake 8
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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 Irish) is a joint honours degree in Law and Irish giving the student maximum flexibility to shape their learning experience. Students study Law modules in English and Irish, together with the option of a wide range of ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
GA1003 Bunstaidéar ar Theanga agus ar Chultúr na Gaeilge (15 credits); GA1030 Bunreacht na hÉireann (1937): An Leagan Gaeilge (5 credits); LW1001 Legal Writing (5 credits); LW1104 Foundations of the Legal System (5 credits); LW11...

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Careers or Further Progression

In addition to the traditional law careers available to all graduating with law degrees (see BCL Pathways career options) Law and Irish graduates have an additional range of options open to them both at home and abroad. Graduates can pursue...

Further Enquiries Dr Seán Ó Conaill
T: +353 (0)21 490 3811
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Points History
Year Points
2020 540
2019 462
2018 507