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DN520
Arts - Mathematics

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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
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Mathematics plays a key role in our quest to fully describe and understand the natural world. Those who study this area will gain an understanding of mathematical concepts and learn how to prove and solve problems using deductive reasoning.

First Year students study Calculus, Linear Algebra, Number Theory and Combinatorics. Students are encouraged to spend an additional year abroad in an International University, and graduate with a BA (International).

Special Entry Recommendations: While not an entry requirement for Arts, it is strongly recommended that entrants to the maths programme should have at least a Grade of H6 in Leaving Certificate Maths (or equivalent).

The BA degree in UCD (DN500) may be taken as a Joint Honours or a Single Honours Degree. Joint Honours' students take two subjects to degree level (and indicate their two chosen subjects on their CAO form). Single Honours' students take one subject to degree level. In First Year of both programmes students also study an additional subject which they can drop at the end of the academic year. Mathematics is taken as part of a Joint Honours Degree.

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Read about this course from a student's perspective on MyUCD Blog here

In order to study Mathematics, UCD strongly recommend that you also have at least a Grade HC3 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics, or equivalent.


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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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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
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APAPX  6M4029  Art
BMANX  6M4587  Management
BALBX  6M4985  Business
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AAAXX  6M3618  Arts Administration
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ETFPX  5M5158  Film and Television Production
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EPATP  5M5163  Theatre Performance
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EASSX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
ECDXX  5M3050  Community Development
EETXX  5M3635  Education and Training
BLSXX  5M3789  Legal Studies
CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
ERPXX  5M4511  Radio Production
EYXXX  5M4732  Youth Work
DTXXX  5M5011  Tourism with Business
  5M5048  Creative Media
  5M2155  Creative Media
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies


Essential Module Requirements:
5 modules at Distinction Grade.

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Students are encouraged to spend an additional year abroad in an International University, and graduate with a BA (International).

Graduates find careers in a variety of fields including:

- Actuarial Science
- Political Science
- Journalism
- Business
- Sociology
- Banking & Financial services
- IT
- Education
- Meterology
- Accounting


Mathematics and Statistics were ranked by The New York Times as the best degrees to study for the 21st century. There is a real shortage of mathematicians and statisticians and UCD graduates continue to perform successfully in the jobs market.




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