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TR020
Law and Political Science

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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As a student on this programme, you will take both subjects equally for the first three years. In your fourth year you will have the option to concentrate exclusively on either subject, or continue with both. In the third and fourth year you will have the opportunity to choose from a range of Law and Political Science modules. . During the four years of studies, students will also have the opportunity to study all of the core subjects required by the legal professional bodies.
You may apply to study abroad in third year on either the Erasmus programme or with a partner university with which we have an exchange programme.

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Whether students’ career goals lie in public leadership, the legal profession, the media, the civil service, academia, public relations, anything in business that requires knowing how government works, positions in international organisations such as the EU or a not-for-profit organisation, law enforcement, private practice, or elsewhere, the degree in Law and Political Science will be ideally suited as a platform for attaining those goals.



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