Arts - Irish Folklore

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Arts - Irish Folklore
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
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

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O6/H7 in English, Irish, a third language and three other recognised subjects

Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a studen...

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: 24
Minimum QQI-FET points 2018: 341

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

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Mature Applicants

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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 2019, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
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Number of Places DN520 Places 350
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Why is this subject for me?
The study of folklore involves the study of traditional popular culture, in the past and in the present. It is primarily concerned with the history and culture of ordinary people, and with the evolution and role of tradi...

Subjects Taught

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First Year
In first year, modules allow you to explore the nature and context of folklore, and provide you with a general introduction to the wide range of topics involved. You will be introduced to key texts on Irish Folklore, a...

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Assessment Method Assessment in all modules involves a combination of semester assignment work and an end-of-semester exam.
Comment Key Fact
UCD houses the award-winning UNESCO National Folklore Collection. It is recognised as one of Europe's largest archives of oral and cultural history.

Studying Irish Folklore as a Joint Major with one of the below:

Celtic Civilisation
Irish/ Gaeilge
Drama Studies
Irish Studies
English
Italian
Film Studies
Latin
French
Mathematics
German
Music
Greek
Spanish
History
Careers or Further Progression

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A degree in Irish Folklore is relevant to anyone interested in popular culture, tradition and society, and their interconnections. It provides an excellent basis for careers in:

– Heritage bodies and insti...

Further Enquiries Undergraduate Office
UCD School of Irish,
Celtic Studies & Folklore
Newman, Belfield, Dublin 4
email: michael.j.wallace@ucd.ie
Tel: +353 1 716 8105
facebook.com/MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
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Points History
Year Points
2018 381
2017 326
2016 320