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Lieutenant - Pilot - Air Corp

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If you are seriously considering applying for the Air Corps you should check the pre-required Leaving Certificate subjects as outlined in the cadetship booklet. This is very important!!

Also, if applying you should get the details of the fitness test from the cadetship booklet and make sure you can do each of the disciplines well before the fitness test...a lot of people fail this part of the application process, and it can be passed easily!

If possible, you should organise a visit to Baldonnel through somebody that you know or maybe even your school...just to get familiar with the aircraft and to see the daily operation of the Air Corps.

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TR001-GE
Arts - German

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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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4 Years
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The course covers three key areas and you will be encouraged to develop specialist interests by choosing from a range of optional subjects:

Language programme: this builds on the written, oral and aural skills you acquired at school and develops both fluency and accuracy in expression. 

Area studies provides an introduction to society, political and cultural issues and current affairs in modern Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Literature and textual studies introduces you to key aspects of modern German literature and to reading and analysing literary and non-literary texts in German.

You must spend at least two months in a German speaking country, but in practice you are likely to spend longer, typically an academic year.

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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
TR352  German/History  525
TR353  German/History of Art and Architecture  440
TR354  German/Modern Irish  415
TR355  German/Italian  420
TR357  German/Mathematics  555*
TR359  German/Philosophy  475
TR361  German/Russian  410
TR362  German/Sociology  450*
TR363  German/Spanish  470*
TR366  German/Drama Studies  (Restricted)  405
TR139  World Religions and Theology/German  405
TR199  Economics/German  505*
TR259  English Literature/German  515
TR289  French/German  415
TR314  Film Studies/German  485*
TR321  Geography/German  405
TR552  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/German  410

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TR001-GE - Arts - German
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TR001-GE - Arts - German
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

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 are working for employers such as Google, Deutsche Bank and Enterprise Ireland as well as in telecoms, IT, education, public service, the media, and universities in Ireland, Europe and North America. 



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