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TR001-IT
Arts - Italian

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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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In first year, you will follow an intensive course in grammar, translation, conversation, audio/video and computer-based language learning.

Italian is an excellent subject choice if you have a flair for languages, and enjoy exploring foreign countries and their cultures, or if you want to equip yourself for a career in the multilingual, multicultural world of the future.

A minimum two-month stay in Italy will be required at some time over the duration of your cours

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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
TR189  Italian/Catholic Theological Studies  484
TR539  Italian/Philosophy  485*
TR540  Italian/Psychology  555*
TR541  Italian/Russian  411
TR542  Italian/Sociology  462*
TR543  Italian/Spanish  409
TR545  Italian/Drama Studies  (Restricted)  469
TR115  Ancient History and Archaeology/Italian  395
TR175  Classical Civilisation/Italian  444
TR265  English Literature/Italian  507
TR295  French/Italian  395
TR316  Film Studies/Italian  500
TR355  German/Italian  411
TR232  Classical Languages/Italian  454
TR445  History/Italian  520*
TR475  History of Art and Architecture/Italian  450*
TR505  Modern Irish/Italian  395

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Our graduates get all kinds of jobs: business, law, charities, the public service, university administration, import-export, writing, journalism, translation, theatre, music, design, tourism, PR, diplomacy, corporate recruitment, finance, football management, teaching, lecturing, even banking.



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