Modern Languages - French or German or Italian or Spanish

University College Dublin


Course Name Modern Languages - French or German or Italian or Spanish
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN541
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 BA (Honours)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, a third language and three other recognised subjects

Special Entry Recommendations
For any language chosen at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least a H4 grade in that language at leaving Certificate, or equivalent.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum entry requirements
• To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each course) and must obtain...

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 NB The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQIFET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, can be admitted to a broad range of programmes on a competitive basis to programmes in: Science, Agriculture, Veterinary Nursing, Nursing, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Commerce.

Please see for full details and information on other programmes under consideration.
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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 2022, your d...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places DN541 Places: 50
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+BA Modern Languages (DN541)
This four-year degree is designed for students who wish to study at least two languages: French, German, Italian or Spanish. Students applying through the CAO select DN541 and choose two languages. A third language m...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

First Year

Modules in two languages. At least one language should be studied at an advanced level [post Leaving Certificate equivalent] • Choice of modules in literature, history and cultural studies or linguistics ...

Assessment Method Assessment is through a combination of end-of-trimester written and oral examinations, and continuous assessments.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate Study Opportunities
When you graduate, you will be well qualified to pursue a a range of courses at MA and PhD level, including the UCD taught Master of Modern Languages & Linguistics. You will also be eligible for conversion courses ...

Further Enquiries
UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
+ 353 1 716 8302
Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2022 380
2021 320
2020 303