Progression from QQI-FET Law

The UCD Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) degree enjoys a proud history and an established reputation at home and abroad. The BCL degree allows you to immerse yourself in the study of law, to engage with a range of interesting legal perspectives and to acquire a profound understanding of how law works in theory and in practice.

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How do I get in by this route?

UCD Law welcomes applications from QQI-FET award holders. You must have a minimum of 5 distinctions to be eligible. If there are more applicants than available places admission will be competitive based on your FET score (see CAO website for details of FET scoring).

What awards are acceptable?

Pass in one of the following QQI-FET awards with distinctions (80% or better) in a minimum of 5 modules:

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Level 5 Awards  
5M2181 Applied Social Studies
5M2468 Business Administration
5M2102 Business Studies
5M2786 Community Care
5M3050 Community Development
5M4468 Community Health Services
5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
5M0828 eBusiness
5M3114 General Studies / Liberal Arts
5M2111 International Trade
5M2464 Journalism
5M2073 Language and European Studies
5M3789 Legal Studies
5M2069 Marketing
5M5165 Trade Union Studies
5M4732 Youth Work

Level 6 Awards  
6M5013 Administration
6M4985 Business
6M3674 Community Development
6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
6M2263 Inclusive Education and Training
6M3115 Information, Advice and Advocacy
6M4587 Management
6M2218 Social and Vocational Integration

What modules are required?

No specific modules are required so long as you have obtained the award with a minimum of 5 distinctions. In the case of the LFL (Law with French Law) option within DN600, FET applicants, will also be required to hold a Grade H3 in Leaving Certificate French, or equivalent. Without this standard they will not be able to take the LFL option.

How will I be assessed?

If there are more applicants than places, it will be competitive amongst eligible applicants based on QQI-FET scoring.


All offers of a place are subject to UCD's Terms and Conditions of Offer.
All students must comply with the general regulations of the university