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TR001-FS
Arts - Film Studies

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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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4 Years
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This course will examine film styles and movements from cinema’s beginnings at the end of the 19th century right up to the present day. If you enjoy watching a wide range of films from around the world and if you are interested in acquiring the critical and creative tools to analyse them in relation to questions of style, technology, society, and industry, then this may be the course for you.

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This subject may to taken along with one other subject from the College TR001 list. Both subjects are normally studied for three years and one subject only is studied in the fourth year.
This course is part of a Two-Subject Moderatorship (TSM).


From College Website...
The following are the CAO codes used for CAO applications to specific two-subject combinations for TCD from 2017:
CAO Code Title Points 2017
TR310  Film Studies/World Religions and Theology  500
TR311  Film Studies/Drama Studies  (Restricted)  500
TR312  Film Studies/English Literature  507
TR313  Film Studies/French  500
TR314  Film Studies/German  500
TR315  Film Studies/Modern Irish  500
TR316  Film Studies/Italian  500
TR317  Film Studies/Russian  500
TR318  Film Studies/Spanish  500
TR319  Film Studies/Jewish and Islamic Civilisations  500
TR320  Film Studies/Music  (Restricted)  500
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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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A degree in Film Studies offers career opportunities in many areas such as the film industry; television; journalism; digital media; reviewing and criticism; arts administration; advertising; marketing. Recent graduates of Film Studies at Trinity have gone on to be involved in the film industry in a number of ways, from directing feature length films to editing, scriptwriting, production and administration. 



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