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TR001-AR
Arts - History Of Art and Architecture

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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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This course teaches you how to analyse works of art and how to understand and explain their historical significance.

You will take a broad range of modules covering the history of painting, sculpture, and architecture from antiquity to modern times. Topics available include Irish art, the art of the Italian Renaissance, art in the age of chivalry, the architectural splendours of the Georgian era, and the artistic achievements of the twentieth century. There are also modules on non-Western art, such as the arts of Japan.

History of Art and Architecture will appeal to those interested in museums, galleries, architectural heritage, and visual culture.

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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
TR475  History of Art and Architecture/Italian  440
TR478  History of Art and Architecture/Music  (Restricted)  440
TR479  History of Art and Architecture/Philosophy  475
TR482  History of Art and Architecture/Sociology  450*
TR483  History of Art and Architecture/Spanish  470*
TR485  History of Art and Architecture/Drama Studies  (Restricted)  440
TR113  Ancient History and Archaeology/History of Art and Architecture  440
TR143  World Religions and Theology/History of Art and Architecture  440
TR173  Classical Civilisation/History of Art and Architecture  440
TR263  English Literature/History of Art and Architecture  515
TR293  French/History of Art and Architecture  440
TR353  German/History of Art and Architecture  440
TR443  History/History of Art and Architecture  525
TR486  Early Irish/History of Art and Architecture  N/A
TR555  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/History of Art and Architecture  440
TR231  Classical Languages/History of Art and Architecture  445

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In recent years graduates have been employed as lecturers, curators, editors, and writers in universities, galleries, museums, publishing houses and art salesrooms in Ireland and abroad. These include the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Dulwich Picture Gallery, the Universities of Princeton, Oxford, Cambridge, and Saint Andrews, the National Gallery of Ireland, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Irish Architectural Archive, and University College Dublin. History of Art and Architecture is particularly important in developing skills in visual analysis which are valuable across a wide range of career paths. Graduates have worked in a broad range of administrative, commercial, and media-based employment and have commented on the usefulness of visual literacy in marketing, public relations, and journalism.



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