Registration Guidelines for Stage 3 BSc Social Sciences 

Students entering Stage 3 of BSc Social Sciences (DN700) should take note of the registration instructions below to ensure degree compliance.

Stage 3 Registration Requirements

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*Students studying a minor with Chinese should register to modules as per the Major/Minor details above (as opposed to Major/Languages Minor).

Students studying a Social Sciences subject with a Language minor are expected to spend Stage 3 abroad. In exceptional circumstances students can apply for an exemption from an exchange. 

**Students who are NOT studying abroad and/or undertaking an internship may wish to select MST30090 in Spring.

Registration Requirements for Internships/Exchange (Stage 3):

Students entering Stage 3 of BSc Social Sciences (DN700), who are intending to go on exchange and/or undertake an internship, should take note of the instructions below.

Students undertaking an internship or going abroad for a trimester should register to no more than 30 credits of modules for the trimester they are in UCD (unless registering for resists/repeats).

Internship:

  • Students with a confirmed internship in Autumn will be pre-registered to their internship module. Students must register for the Spring trimester in UCD as per table 1 below.
  • Students with a confirmed internship in Spring will be pre-registered to their internship module. Students must register for the Autumn trimester in UCD as per table 1 below.
  • Students hoping to do an internship in Spring, should register to the Autumn trimester as per table 1 below, AND also register to the Spring trimester as per table 2 below. If/when their Spring internship is confirmed their Spring registration will be updated by the internship manager (they will be manually registered to the internship module and dropped from the Spring modules).

Exchange (Erasmus/non EU): Students who have an exchange confirmed for either Autumn or Spring, must register to modules for the trimester they are in UCD only, as per table below. Students are not required to register to UCD modules for the trimester that they are abroad for.

Students undertaking both an internship and an exchange: must log onto UCD SISweb to confirm their registration, they will be automatically registered to their internship module and do not need to register to UCD modules for the trimester that they are abroad.

Students who are studying abroad for the full academic year: must log onto UCD SISweb and confirm their registration.

stage 3 guidelines

*Students studying a minor with Chinese should register to modules as per the Major/Minor details above (as opposed to Major/Languages Minor). 

Note: trimester exchanges for students taking a social sciences major and a language minor are only applicable for 2021/22 due the ongoing impact of the global pandemic.

**EMS students intending to do an internship or exchange during the spring trimester must take the core module ECON30130 Econometrics in Autumn.

stage 3 guidelines