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DC230
Economics, Politics and Law

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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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
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This course introduces students to the political, legal and economic institutions that interact and help to shape the current global environment.

In years one and two the areas of economics, politics and law are studied. In years three and four options for specialisation are offered.

Core learning skills and research methodologies are intrinsic to the course.


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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration


Note: Information for 2017 Entry

Essential Module Requirements:
Distinction in B20029 - Statistics
or 5N2066 - Statistics
or C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
(or O6/H7 in LCE Maths).
Distinctions in 5 modules.

Note: Information for 2017 Entry

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There is an option to spend a year abroad (in third year) in one of the partner universities in the US, France, Hungary, the Czech republic, Germany, the UK, Turkey or Sweden.


Graduates enter careers in Law, Financial Services, Journalism, Research, Teaching ~ working in Public and Private sectors and in National and International Institutions



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