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TR001-EN
Arts - English Literature

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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.

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4 Years
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Students have the option of studying either English Studies (single honour) or English Literature (Two Subject Moderatorship). 

The aim of the course is to help students acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of differing literatures while also enabling them to develop a sophisticated critical consciousness and an awareness of critical and cultural theory.

While TSM students cover all the principal areas of literatures in English, the course is less extensive than that of the single honour programme, with less emphasis on the development of genres, and a greater concentration on the modern period (post-1400).

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This course is part of a Two-Subject Moderatorship (TSM).

The following are the CAO codes used for CAO applications to specific two-subject combinations for TCD from 2017:
CAO Code Title Points 2017
TR257  English Literature/French  507
TR259  English Literature/German  507
TR228  English Literature/Classical Languages  507
TR262  English Literature/History  520
TR263  English Literature/History of Art and Architecture  507
TR264  English Literature/Modern Irish  507
TR265  English Literature/Italian  507
TR267  English Literature/Mathematics  577
TR268  English Literature/Music  (Restricted)  507
TR269  English Literature/Philosophy  507
TR270  English Literature/Psychology  555*
TR271  English Literature/Russian  507
TR272  English Literature/Sociology  507
TR273  English Literature/Spanish  507
TR276  English Literature/Drama Studies  (Restricted)  507
TR106  Ancient History and Archaeology/English Literature  507
TR136  World Religions and Theology/English Literature  507
TR166  Classical Civilisation/English Literature  507
TR312  Film Studies/English Literature  506
TR550  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/English Literature  507

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Career opportunities include journalism, broadcasting, teaching, advertising, marketing and business, arts management, publishing, law and diplomacy.

Recent graduates work in Google, the Irish Times, the Department of Foreign Affairs, RTÉ and PwC.



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