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BCL Law with Politics

BCL Law with Politics

Undergraduate (Level 8 NFQ , Credits 240 )
Law and politics are inextricably linked by the legislative process. Many UCD law graduates have progressed to political careers. Others have become high-profile political commentators. This course allows you to obtain a highly respected law degree, whilst also acquiring a deeper understanding of political theory and the political process.
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For EU students, please apply via MyUCD. The following entry route(s) are available:
Description ENTRY Duration Application Opening Date APPURL
BCL Law with Politics(LWW3) Entry in

Full Time - 4 Year(s) Apply From -
Oct 2022
Law students are often very active in university politics and in the Students’ Union. As a BCL (Law with Politics) student you may be interested in developing your practical skills through participation in the legal information clinics of the UCD Student Legal Service.

You’ll attend lectures and tutorials, in addition to engaging in study and preparatory work.

Assessment is through a combination of end-of-semester examinations, essays and group work projects.
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BCL Law with PoliticsLWW3
BCL (Law with Politics) graduates are well equipped to pursue careers in:
  • Legal Practice
  • Politics
  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Legislative Drafting (e.g. in Office of Parliamentary Counsel)
  • Academia

    Relevant graduate programmes include:
  • International Human Rights
  • European Law & Public Affairs
  • International Relations
  • Many students apply to spend time abroad during their third year at partner universities including:

  • the University of Minnesota
  • the Université de Fribourg, Switzerland
  • the University of Queensland, Brisbane