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TR001-HS
Arts - History

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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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The first and second years provide a range of modules covering medieval and modern periods, including Irish, European, and American history, as well as some modules exploring the skills and methods which historians use, and the kinds of debates in which historians engage. All students will have an opportunity to undertake a group project in their second year, undertaking research as a team.

The third and fourth years offer a wide range of choice in more specialist modules, all taught by staff with expertise in that field. There is the opportunity to concentrate on those parts of history which interest you most, and above all in the final year dissertation, an independent research project which very many students find the most rewarding part of their whole degree programme.

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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
TR187  History/Catholic Theological Studies  520*
TR443  History/History of Art and Architecture  520*
TR444  History/Modern Irish  520*
TR445  History/Italian  520*
TR448  History/Music  (Restricted)  520*
TR449  History/Philosophy  520*
TR451  History/Russian  520*
TR452  History/Sociology  520*
TR453  History/Spanish  520*
TR112  Ancient History and Archaeology/History  520*
TR142  World Religions and Theology/History  520*
TR172  Classical Civilisation/History  520*
TR202  Economics/History  520*
TR262  English Literature/History  520*
TR292  French/History  520*
TR322  Geography/History  520*
TR352  German/History  520*
TR230  Classical Languages/History  520*
TR456  Early Irish/History  520*
TR554  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/History  520*

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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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Career opportunities are varied and include: accountancy, advertising, banking, broadcasting, cultural, arts and heritage administration, human resources, journalism, law, public administration, public relations, management, marketing, publishing and teaching. 



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