Economics and Finance at UCD has hit the 600 point mark for the first time in CAO history.
That's an 11 point increase from 2018, which saw students needing 589 points to secure a place on the course.
📨👩🎓 DN670 Economics & Finance breaks 600-point entry marker as UCD first round #CAO offers go live
— University College Dublin (@ucddublin) August 15, 2019
The UCD website describes the course as: 'One of the premier degrees in Ireland and internationally in these areas.'
'It equips students with outstanding expertise in quantitative methods, analytical skills and a rigorous preparation in economics and finance.'
Over 500,000 CAO first round offers were issued yesterday afternoon.
Journalism and social science courses have dropped in popularity.
While there's been an increase in demand for arts, humanities, engineering and nursing.
Click here for a look at the 2019 points required for some of the country's most in-demand courses.