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TR001-FR
Arts - French

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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 HETAC 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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The development of reading, analytical, and critical skills, in the form of both oral tasks and written exercises in French, forms the bedrock of this course. Students are expected to progress to a high level of competence in the four basic linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. This includes nurturing an ability to cope with different registers and styles of written and spoken French and to reflect critically on the way the language is used and structured. Examples of optional subjects available over the course of the four years include French linguistics, literature, ideas and politics.
A minimum stay of two months in a French-speaking country is required over the duration of your course.

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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
TR289  French/German  415
TR292  French/History  525
TR293  French/History of Art and Architecture  440
TR294  French/Modern Irish  415
TR295  French/Italian  420*
TR297  French/Mathematics  555*
TR298  French/Music  (Restricted)  435
TR299  French/Philosophy  475
TR300  French/Psychology  570*
TR301  French/Russian  415
TR302  French/Sociology  450*
TR303  French/Spanish  470*
TR306  French/Drama Studies  (Restricted)  415
TR107  Ancient History and Archaeology/French  415
TR137  World Religions and Theology/French  415
TR167  Classical Civilisation/French  415
TR257  English Literature/French  515
TR313  Film Studies/French  485*
TR551  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/French  415
TR229  Classical Languages/French  445

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To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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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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Recent graduates in French have gone on to work in areas as diverse as arts administration, translation and interpreting, diplomacy, tourism, publishing, and investment banking, as well as second-level teaching and the Civil Service. 



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