Arts - Information & Communication

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Arts - Information & Communication
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+Irish Leaving Certificate

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 ...

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

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Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 30
Minimum QQI-FET points 2019: All qualified applicants

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, c...

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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 2020, your date of...

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
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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+Joint Honours - DN520
This programme is ideal for students who want the freedom and flexibility to chose their preferred combination from UCD's unrivaled range of 25 individual subjects offered through this degree. On their CAO application, students...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Why is this subject for me?
Information plays a key role in all aspects of life – in business, government, society and the life of the individual. Knowing how to create, manage, share, find and use digital information is more relevant than ever be...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method Students attend lectures and tutorials and undertake independent study and project work. Assessment is through a combination of endof- semester written examinations, projects and continuous assessment, including a wide variety of digital projects, such as blogging and writing smartphone applications.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
Information and Communication Studies is relevant for careers in web design and development; social media; social computing; user experience design; investigative research; publishing; digital marketing, and bus...

Further Enquiries School Administrator
UCD School of Information & Communication Studies
Newman, Belfield, Dublin 4
claire.nolan@ucd.ie
+353 1 716 8360
facebook.com/MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 336
2018 381
2017 326