Access to Arts Humanities Social Sciences & Law AHSSL

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Access to Arts Humanities Social Sciences & Law AHSSL
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code APFC
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Application Date

Expand+Applications are made online, directly to UCD. (Please note that there is no application fee for the Access course)

Once you have submitted an online application you will be invited to come and meet with us for a brief, informal interview. During ...

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Course Fee The fee for the Access Course to Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (AHSSL) course is €850 for the academic year.

Fees are paid in September when you begin the course; See "How to Pay" for more information on paying your fees.

There is no application fee for the Access course.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Anyone aged 22 or more on January 1st of their year of entry to UCD Access may apply for the course. This is so that you will meet the age requirement of being at least 23 on January 1st when starting an undergraduate degree. There is no upper age li...

Financial Support If you are registered as unemployed and/or in receipt of a social welfare payment, you may be eligible for fee support. This will reduce your fee from €850 to €425

Students who are asylum seekers or who have Refugee/Subsidiary Protection/Humanitarian Leave to Remain status may also be eligible for support through the Sanctuary Programme.
Course Content

Expand+This is the oldest access course in Ireland and is designed to prepare matures learners for successful study at university.

Students who achieve a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.6 or more can apply for a guaranteed minimum number of places on the ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Access students take six modules (classes) during the academic year, three per trimester, including these three mandatory 'Core' Modules:

First Steps - Introduction to Higher Education
Digital Literacy
Applied Academic Writing
and any three of ...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Students who achieve a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.6 or more can apply for a guaranteed minimum number of places on the following degree programmes in UCD. Where there are more qualified applicants for entry (i.e., students with a GPA greater tha...

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