Find your course at DCU
International Languages (DC293)
Select International Languages + One other subject from:
Gaeilge | Politics
International Languages (French, German, Spanish): You’ll acquire proficiency in your chosen language and learn about culture, film, literary traditions and intercultural communication.
Gaeilge/Irish: You’ll learn about Irish culture and tradition as well as developing your practical language skills…Find out more
Select Politics + One other subject from:
Geography | History | Law | World Religions and Theology
Politics: You'll study areas as diverse as international political economy, international development, the politics of climate change, politics of the Middle East, Chinese foreign policy, and conflict, security and peace.
Geography: You’ll examine human activity, human-environment…Find out more
Media Studies (DC291)
Select Media Studies + One other subject from:
English | International Languages | Politics
Media Studies: You'll learn how we are shaped by culture, about the social and economic pressures on media organisations and the way mass media are used by government, corporations and others to influence us as citizens and as consumers.
English: You’ll engage with a wide range of literature and become familiar with the vital characteristics and contexts of…Find out more
Select Law + One other subject from:
History | International Languages | Media Studies
Law: You will take a wide range of law subjects which will provide you with an insight into the complex and interesting nature of the Irish and EU legal systems.
History: You will explore how human beings behave grounded on a close examination of how they have behaved in the past in all spheres of the world but with a particular emphasis on Ireland.
International Languages (French, German, Spanish): You’ll acquire proficiency in your chosen…Find out more
The BCL (Law and Society) degree consists of a mixture of compulsory and optional modules.
In Year One, all modules are compulsory.
In Years Two and Three, there are some compulsory modules but you’ll also choose from a range of optional modules.
The BCL is normally a three-year course. However, you can opt to spend an extra year abroad in one of our partner universities in Spain, Scotland, China or Poland, experiencing life in another country and studying another legal system.…Find out more
In the first two years of the course, there’s an equal weighting of the three disciplines.
Three compulsory research methods modules taken in Year One will provide core learning skills that you’ll use throughout your degree.
In Years Two and Three, your modules will further enhance your knowledge of research methods and dissertation skills in all three disciplines. These skills will provide you with the necessary tools to analyse major issues affecting our world today from an economic, political and legal…Find out more
Combined with the extensive optional modules available, you’ll have plenty of flexibility in what you choose to study alongside the core elements.
This programme has two streams: the International Relations stream and the Language stream. The international relations stream offers a wide range of optional modules. The second stream is the Language stream, students who choose to take the Language stream can take intermediate French, German or Spanish as optional modules and should also satisfy the entry requirements (minimum H4…Find out more
In the course of your Multimedia degree, you’ll acquire a command of the concepts and practices in digital text, image and sound manipulation, and multimedia authoring. In this way, you will be equipped to contribute to multimedia product development and to manage a diverse range of multimedia projects. You will participate in many group-based projects, reflecting the media design and production industries that this programme prepares graduates for and developing your skills in effective and creative teamwork.
The BA in Journalism offers some scope for specialisation with optional modules, but every student takes the same broad range of core modules in their three years.
An essential element of the final year of the course is an eight-week placement in a media organisation where you’ll trial your abilities in the working world. Every journalism student must complete a relevant work placement arranged or approved by DCU.