There’s a natural affinity between the disciplines of law and history. Each is shaped by the other. Important historical events are often interlinked with contemporary legal structures. Legal reform may be prompted by the defining events of the past.
Graduates of the Law with History (Hons) degree at University College Dublin have been admitted to study for postgraduate degrees at many prestigious universities, including Cambridge, European University Institute, Harvard, Oxford and National University Singapore.
BCL (Law with History) graduates can go on to qualify as solicitors and barristers, and pursue law careers in Ireland or abroad. Graduates are also well placed to pursue careers in:
- Legal Research
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Constitutional Law
- Contract Law
- Tort Law
- EU Law
- Property Law
- Criminal Law
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- The normal closing date is 1 February.
- Late applications are accepted up to 1 May except for categories of applicant (DARE, HEAR and Mature for most courses)
DisciplinesPatent & Intellectual Property Law History Criminal Law View 4 other Bachelors in Patent & Intellectual Property Law in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Leaving Certificate: O6/H7 in English, Irish, a third language and three other recognised subjects
- Applicants presenting the Irish Leaving Certificate (established) must have six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, and must obtain Grade H5, or better, in two subjects and Grade O6/H7, or better, in the remaining four subjects. For all courses in UCD, this must include Irish (unless exempt) and English.
International20500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20500 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA6880 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6880 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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