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TR001-PH
Arts - Philosophy

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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.

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The Philosophy course is designed to give you a solid, scholarly grounding in the classical texts that form the history of Western philosophy, and are one of the formative influences on Western culture. This course offers the opportunity to engage in depth with questions of metaphysics (about the fundamental nature of reality), epistemology (the theory of knowledge), ethics (theories of right and wrong), political philosophy (the nature of the just state), philosophy of religion (reasoning about God), philosophy of mind (questions about thought, language and reason) and various other areas. 

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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
TR190  Catholic Theological Studies/Philosophy  485*
TR660  Philosophy/Psychology  555*
TR661  Philosophy/Russian  485*
TR662  Philosophy/Sociology  485*
TR149  World Religions and Theology/Philosophy  485*
TR179  Classical Civilisation/Philosophy  485*
TR209  Economics/Philosophy  499*
TR269  English Literature/Philosophy  507
TR299  French/Philosophy  484*
TR329  Geography/Philosophy  485*
TR359  German/Philosophy  463*
TR235  Classical Languages/Philosophy  485*
TR449  History/Philosophy  520*
TR479  History of Art and Architecture/Philosophy  485*
TR509  Modern Irish/Philosophy  485*
TR539  Italian/Philosophy  485*
TR558  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Philosophy  485*
TR599  Mathmatics/Philosophy  577
TR629  Music/Philosophy  (Restricted)  485*

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In the recent past, graduates of Philosophy have worked in areas as diverse as accountancy, academic teaching, journalism, law, T.V. reporting and research, film making, banking, computing and advertising. Each year some graduates also opt to pursue a research career, beginning with postgraduate study in Ireland or abroad.



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