Undergraduate
BA (Hons) Celtic Civilization

University College Dublin

Course Overview


Celtic Civilization enables students to form an overview of the history, literature, language and culture of the Celts over the centuries.

No knowledge of the Celtic languages is required, but students, if they choose, may get an introduction to Early Irish, Medieval Welsh, Modern Welsh and Breton. Many of the Celtic Civilization modules are good choices as electives for those interested in Celtic culture in Ireland and beyond.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Dublin City

What is the length of the course?

3 Years Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options

Celtic Civilization has links with several universities, which allows students to take an Erasmus year abroad in a range of European universities and destinations, including: Oslo, Norway, Aberystwyth, Wales, Bangor, Wales, Brest, France.


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

420

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 19,900 p.a.

Living Costs per year

€ 12,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • This gives an opportunity to get a broad overview of Celtic culture but also explore specific aspects of interest.
  • No previous knowledge of Irish is required.
  • You will have the opportunity to study Early Irish at a basic level in order to become familiar with the main features of the language.
  • Students gain a working knowledge of the language and can combine this with Celtic Civilization courses on culture and literature.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

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As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

YEAR 1 ENTRY

  • Example of high school qualifications that are considered for Year 1 entry are as follows:
    A-Level, IB Diploma, US Diploma, SAT, ACT, AP, ILC, HKDSE, STPM, CBSE, CISCE, ATAR, CAPE and NCEA.
  • If you have a different high school qualification you may have to apply for a foundation programme.

FOUNDATION YEAR ENTRY

  • Students who do not meet entry requirements for Year 1 can apply for a foundation programme at most universities. Contact our counsellors for further details and advice on a suitable course for you.

English Requirements

• IELTS: An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version.
• TOEFL:

  1. A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475+
  2. A minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (Ibt) with a score of at least 20 in each section.

• Pearson English Language Text: Minimum of 63 and at least 59 for each item in the Communicative Skills section.
• Temporary measure for 2020 ONLY (Response to Covid 19): For students affected by testing centre closures due to COVID-19, UCD has approved the use of the Duolingo English Test (DET) as a temporary measure for the 2020 intake. The minimum requirement will be a DET score of 110. An interview may be required in conjunction with this.

Special Entry Requirements

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Career Prospects


This degree provides the skills that will allow you to follow a wide range of graduate studies as well as career opportunities in:
• Heritage
• Research
• The media
• Teaching
• Business
• Museum Curator
• Conservation Officer
• Archivist
• Diplomat
• Gallery Manager
• Public Relations Officer
• Communications Manager
• Education Officer
• Project Researcher
• Policy Advisor

Notes


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