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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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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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515 570*

2016 Points

515 570

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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). Follow this link for specific subject requirements CAO Points and CAO application codes

The following are the CAO codes used for CAO applications to specific two-subject combinations for TCD from 2016:
CAO Code Title Points 2016
TR257  English Literature/French  515
TR259  English Literature/German  515
TR228  English Literature/Classical Languages  515
TR262  English Literature/History  525
TR263  English Literature/History of Art and Architecture  515
TR264  English Literature/Modern Irish  515
TR265  English Literature/Italian  515
TR267  English Literature/Mathematics  555*
TR268  English Literature/Music  (Restricted)  515
TR269  English Literature/Philosophy  515
TR270  English Literature/Psychology  570*
TR271  English Literature/Russian  515
TR272  English Literature/Sociology  515
TR273  English Literature/Spanish  515
TR276  English Literature/Drama Studies  (Restricted)  515
TR106  Ancient History and Archaeology/English Literature  515
TR136  World Religions and Theology/English Literature  515
TR166  Classical Civilisation/English Literature  515
TR312  Film Studies/English Literature  515
TR550  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/English Literature  515

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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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