- How recent history (post-1945) has defined the European project and the way in which the institutions of European politics (e.g. the EU) function;
- Learning the skills and expertise to compete successfully in the European labour market;
- Acquiring fluency in a modern European language and learning about the cultures, politics, societies, economics and history of the region by studying at a university overseas;
- Participating in specially created European Studies modules, drawing on disciplines such as History, Politics, Philosophy, Geography, and Ancient Classics.
- 15 credits in European Studies
- 15 or 30 credits in a language (H5 French required as no beginner French stream. Beginner level German or Spanish take 30 credits in that language - 15 credits
- if you already have Leaving Certificate H5 or equivalent in German or Spanish)
- Plus choose 1 or 2 other subjects
- 1-week field trip to the Leuven Institute in Brussels, which includes a visit to the European Parliament
- Erasmus/Study Abroad in 3rd year
- European Studies modules in 4th year
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International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements
Mature student applicants who have a disability
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for the written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 1 March 2018 to the Access Office. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline.
The application process depends on the type of applicant you are. Click here for all information about how to apply.
Categories of applicant:
- School-leavers (Leaving Certificate students)
- Mature students (23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University/part-time degrees the mature age is 21)
- EU/EFTA/UK students
- International students (outside the EU)
- QQI (Further Education) students
- Transferring students
- Deferring students