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DN700 Stage 2 In-Programme Transfer

BSc Social Sciences In-Programme Transfer at Stage 2 - Applies to Stage 1 Students, 2021-22

BSc Social Sciences In-Programme Transfer Stage 2

In Stage 1 you will study the subjects or a pathway that you choose when you applied  to UCD Social Sciences. We understand that you may wish to change these choices. Perhaps you have tried a module in a social science subject that you would now like to take as one of your majors; or you realise that a subject you chose is not what you thought it would be. 

BSc Social Sciences students may apply for an in-programme transfer at the end of Stage 1.  In all cases, transfers can only be considered where: 
  • You have passed a minimum of 50 credits in stage 1
  • You are applying to change 1 of your subjects only
  • You are applying to transfer to a social sciences subject (*see subjects with restrictions)
  • You have passed at least 5 credits in the subject you wish to transfer into 
  • If you are applying to transfer to a minor you must have passed the required stage 1 modules for that minor
It is not possible to transfer into Stage 2 of: 
  • Computational Social Science
  • Economics, Mathematics & Statistics
  • Landscapes & Society Archaeology, Geography and History
  • Philosophy, Politics & Economics
 * The following subjects have specific criteria:
1. Politics and International Relations 
  • Must pass one of the following stage 1 politics core modules: INRL10010, POL10170, POL10160
    Must take the remaining 3 Stage 1 politics core modules in the subsequent years
2. Mathematics or Statistics
  • Can only transfer to subject as a joint major if have completed stage 1 of Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 
3. Economics
  • Can only transfer to subject as a joint major if have completed stage 1 of Economics, Mathematics & Statistics, Computational Social Science or Philosophy, Politics & Economics 
 Applications are now closed.
Do you still have questions?
If you are not eligible for an in-programme transfer, but wish to discuss changing your degree choices, please visit us in the Social Sciences Office to discuss other options. 

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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