Arts - Geography

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Arts - Geography
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN520
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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 - Joint Honours
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, a third language and three other recognised subjects
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 www.ucd.ie/FET for full details and information on other programmes under consideration.
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
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...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ 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 DN520 Places: 420
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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 Joint Honours (DN520)
This long established, three-year course gives students the freedom to choose from an unrivalled range of 25 subjects and build their own bespoke degree. Students applying through the CAO select DN520 and choose two subje...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Why is this course for me?
Geography is the only discipline that combines the study of both the natural and social worlds and their interaction, and is key to solving global problems such as climate change, poverty, migration, urbanisation and env...

Assessment Method Geography is taught through lectures, tutorials, labs and fieldwork in Ireland and overseas, and includes independent reading and study. Assessment is generally a combination of continuous assessment, tutorial or laboratory participation and end-of-trimester exams.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
Our graduates have found employment as:

• GIS specialists working with local government agencies and private industry (e.g. ESRI, ICON).

• Researchers and policy analysts with Teagasc, ESRI, NGOs an...

Further Enquiries www.ucd.ie/myucd/socsc
UCD School of Geography
geography@ucd.ie
Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 381
2020 310
2019 336