Economics Politics & Law

Dublin City University

 

Course Name Economics Politics & Law
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC230
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre, Glasnevin
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 or 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish. In addition, applicants must present at least two subjects at grade H5.

Minimum Specific Course Requirements
O4 or H6 in Mathematics
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Limited for Entry
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on 15 January of the year of entry.

Leaving Certificate Subject Combinations Certain subjects will not be scored separately if they occur in combination with subjects that are sim...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Linked Modules

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Please note that LCVP link modules cannot be used as a subject for general or specific course entry requirements, but can be used for the calculation of points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+All QQI awards are part of the new inclusive National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), developed by QQI.

Applicants who have a full NFQ Level 5 award in the appropriate qualifications and modules, with a minimum of five distinctions, can be adm...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Applicants EU/EEA and Non-EU
DCU has an active mature student body and strongly encourages applications from mature candidates (those aged 23 years or above on 1 January in the year of entry). As a mature student, your wealth of knowledge an...

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 80
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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

Expand+Why DCU?
Why DCU?
A foundation in all three disciplines: economics, politics and law

The cross-disciplinary skills that employers demand in communication, critical thinking , teamwork and research

Year 1 modules in research and study skills...

Subjects Taught

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Year 1
Constitutional Law
Introduction to Politics
The Irish Legal System
Introduction to Research Skills/Methods
Legal Research and Methods
Mathematics for Economics
Introduction to Microeconomics
Data Analysis
I...

Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Law
Tax / Financial Services
Journalism
Policy Evaluation
Research
Teaching

In these areas:
Public Service
Private Industry
International and European Institutions
Further Enquiries Dr. Roderic O Gorman
T +353 (0) 1 700 6136
E roderic.ogorman@dcu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 400
2018 400
2017 420