BSc Social Sciences In-Programme Transfer at Stage 2 - Applies to Stage 1 Students, 2022-23
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
- 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 for 2022-23 are not yet open, check back in April.
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.