Law with Economics (Hons), L.L.B.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #201 (WUR) ,
The Law with Economics (Hons) degree from University College Dublin allows you to obtain a highly respected degree in Irish law, whilst simultaneously acquiring a broad knowledge of economics.

About

On the Law with Economics (Hons) programme at University College Dublin you’ll embark on a field of cross-disciplinary study which is intellectually very demanding, but also tremendously enriching and of immense practical importance. You may also choose some non-Law modules, including a language (Spanish, French, Irish or Chinese).

Key Fact: In third year, UCD Law students can avail of the opportunity to apply for work placements in law firms, NGOs or government departments.

Career & Graduate Study Opportunities

BCL (Law with Economics) graduates have an attractive skill-set which is of undisputed relevance to commercial legal practices and to businesses in Ireland and abroad. Recent graduates have found employment with leading law firms and businesses.

Graduates are also eligible to pursue further study in the fields of:

  • Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Economics
  • Law and Finance
  • Insolvency Law

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, University College Dublin is a large (20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

First & Second Year

First year focuses on core Irish law modules, including:
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contract Law
  • Tort Law

In second year, you will study:

  • EU Law
  • Property Law
  • Criminal Law

At the same time you'll also develop your understanding of economics and statistics.

Third & Fourth Year

With a wide choice of law and economics modules, you can choose to pursue your own areas of particular interest and tailor your degree through modules including:

  • Revenue Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Trusts Law
  • Employment Law
  • Competition Law and Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • International Monetary Economics
  • Game Theory


English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score (Grade A):

    200

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Depending on your country of origin there are a number of ways that you can obtain a place on UCD undergraduate degree programmes.

To find out more about which application requirements apply in your case, select the description that best matches you: https://myucd.ucd.ie/admission/apply.ezc

Leaving Certificate: Passes in six subjects including English, Irish, a third language & three other recognised subjects. Two of the six subjects must be minimum HC3.

We strongly recommend that students embarking on this degree have at least a Grade HC3/OB3 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1,100 - 1,800 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The State pays the tuition costs for eligible full-time, non-repeat undergraduate, EU/EEA/Swiss confederation students.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.