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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). 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
TR190  Philosophy/Catholic Theological Studies  430
TR660  Philosophy/Psychology  570*
TR661  Philosophy/Russian  475
TR662  Philosophy/Sociology  475*
TR149  World Religions and Theology/Philosophy  475
TR179  Classical Civilisation/Philosophy  475
TR209  Economics/Philosophy  505*
TR269  English Literature/Philosophy  515
TR299  French/Philosophy  475
TR329  Geography/Philosophy  475
TR359  German/Philosophy  475
TR235  Classical Languages/Philosophy  475
TR449  History/Philosophy  525
TR479  History of Art and Architecture/Philosophy  475
TR509  Modern Irish/Philosophy  475
TR539  Italian/Philosophy  475
TR558  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Philosophy  475
TR599  Mathematics/Philosophy  555*
TR629  Music/Philosophy  (Restricted)  475

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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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