Featured Advice
What are your interests?

Social?

Social

The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

Course Details

logo imagelogo image
<
Back to CourseFinder

TR005
Philosophy

Ed Zone

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.

Career Opportunities
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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
Druation goes here.....
392

2018 R2 Points

392

Change
-49
Saves this course to your Career File if you are registered.

Summary... header image

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. 

Course Details header image

From College Website...
Go...
TR005 - Philosophy

From Qualifax...
Go...
TR005 - Philosophy
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
DISCLAIMER: These links are to official sources of information for this course - we accept no responsibility for the information on them.


LC Entry Requirementsheader image


To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

If you believe the data above to be incorrect, please let us know at info@careersportal.ie - thank you.


QQI FET/FETAC Links header image

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.

Career Progression header image

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.



Related Coursesheader image

The following course suggestions also prepare for work in this Career Sector, and may suit people with similar Career Interests. They are from colleges in the same region, and might also be worth exploring. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings. You can Tag any of these courses from within the individual course pages.

Course Title College
Arts - Art History University College Dublin - UCD 
International Relations Dublin City University - DCU 
Computing with Languages Institute of Technology Tallaght - ITT 
Arts - Information and Communication Studies University College Dublin - UCD 
Computer Science and Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Pre-Primary School Teaching with Honours Irish Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education 
Education through the Medium of Irish - Gaeltacht Applicants Marino Inst of Education 
Education through the Medium of Irish Marino Inst of Education 
Gaeilge agus Iriseoireacht - Irish and Journalism Dublin City University - DCU 
Arts (Joint Honours) Media Studies Dublin City University - DCU 
Arts - Film Studies University College Dublin - UCD 
Journalism Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
English Literature/Drama Studies††(Restricted) Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Film Studies/Drama Studies† Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Film Studies/English Literature Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Film Studies/Music Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Ancient History and Archaeology/History Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Geography/History Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Geography/Sociology Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Economics/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
English Literature/Sociology Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
English Literature/Philosophy Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
English Literature/History of Art and Architecture Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Ancient History and Archaeology/History of Art and Architecture Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Religion/Classical Civilisation Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Religion/English Literature Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
History/Religion Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Religion/History of Art and Architecture Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Classical Civilisation/English Literature Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Classical Civilisation/History of Art and Architecture Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Classical Civilisation/Philosophy Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
English Literature/Classical Languages Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Classical Languages/History of Art and Architecture Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Classical Languages Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
English Literature/History Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
History/History of Art and Architecture Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
History/Philosophy Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
History/Sociology Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
History/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
History of Art and Architecture/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Music Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Religion Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Mathematics/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Music/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Music/Religion Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Philosophy/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Sociology/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
History & Politics University College Dublin - UCD 
Geography/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Film Studies/History Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Classical Civilisation Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/History Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Religion/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Philosophy/Sociology Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Sociology/Drama Studies Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Ancient History and Archaeology/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Classical Civilisation/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Classical Languages/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
English Literature/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Drama Studies/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Film Studies/Modern Language Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Ancient History and Archaeology Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Ancient History and Archaeology/Religion Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Arts Dublin Business School - DBS 
History Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Philosophy Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Religion Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Early and Modern Irish Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
English Studies Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
European Studies Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Contemporary Culture and Society Dublin City University - DCU 
Ancient and Medieval History and Culture Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Modern Languages University College Dublin - UCD 
12of 2 

View Scholarships from
Trinity College Dublin - TCD

Download our
Leaving Cert
Points Calculator

and Course Search App pointsCalcImage

Download our Points Calculator on the app store
Download CAOCalc+ on the google paly store

CAO Toolbox

14
CAO CourseFinder CAO CourseFinder 
New Courses New Courses 
Restricted Courses Restricted Courses 
Points Calculator Points Calculator 
CAO Course Worksheet CAO Course Worksheet 
Alert Lists Alert Lists 
CAO Handbook CAO Handbook 
CAO Website CAO Website 
CAO Video Guide CAO Video Guide 
Key Dates 2018-19 Key Dates 2018-19 
Access to College - HEAR Access to College - HEAR 
Access to College - DARE Access to College - DARE 
CAO - Application Trends CAO - Application Trends 
Course Choice Checklist (pdf) Course Choice Checklist (pdf) 

Career Guidance


Career Sectors
This course prepares people for work relating to the following Career Sectors. Click to explore more...

History, Culture & Languages

Career Suggestions
If you are interested in this course, then these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.