University College Dublin


Course Name Law
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN600
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) Belfield
Qualification Letters BCL (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, a third language and three other recognised subjects

Law with French Law
Special Entry Recommendations
Students will need a minimum grade H3 in Leaving Certificate French (or equi...

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: 6
Minimum QQI-FET points 2018: 390* FET points. It was not possible to offer all applicants with 390 points so random selection was applied.

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6)...

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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 2019, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to 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 DN600 Places 125
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Why UCD Law?

— UCD Sutherland School of Law is ranked within the Top 100 Law Schools in the World*.

— UCD Sutherland School of Law offers world-class learning and teaching facilities in a state-of-the-art building. Features include the purpose...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
First & Second Year
In first year, you’ll explore some foundational areas of law, including:
• General Introduction to Legal Skills
• Contract Law
• Tort Law
• Constitutional Law.

You’ll study modules i...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method Assessment is through a combination of end-of-semester examinations, essays and group work projects.
Comment Note
If you are interested in later qualifying as a lawyer in the USA, the BCL programme is the recommended choice.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
As a BCL graduate, you are well positioned to pursue a variety of careers, including qualifying as a solicitor or barrister who practise law independently, or work in:

– Law firms in Ireland or international...

Further Enquiries Programme Office, UCD Sutherland School of Law
Belfield, Dublin 4
Tel: +353 1 716 4110
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
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Points History
Year Points
2019 522
2018 522
2017 522