Science - Physical Sciences

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Science - Physical Sciences
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR063
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Special Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate
H6 or O4 Mathematics

H4 In two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Physics/Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Applied Mathematics or Agricultural Science

Combinations of subjects not per...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules
These modules are accepted for scoring purposes only and are awarded the following points: Distinction 66, Merit 46, Pass 28.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+FETAC QQI Qualifications
There is an entry route to a number of degree programmes in Trinity for applicants presenting appropriate FETAC QQI FET (level 5) qualifications. Applicants presenting distinctions in five modules can be considered for admis...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+All undergraduate courses in Trinity are open to mature applicants. Mature student applicants are not required to satisfy the normal minimum entry requirements and are not required to meet competitive academic entry levels (e.g. Leaving Certificate p...

Alternative Entry Please Refer to:
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Number of Places Places 2018: 52
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+TR063 Physical Sciences
Did you ever wonder why your smart phone battery needs to be recharged? Or why planets and stars don’t crash into each other? From particles to planets, from crystals to chaos, from quanta to quasars and from superconductors ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Structure of Physical Sciences (TR063) programme

In first and second year, you will study foundation topics in physics including classical and quantum mechanics, electromagnetism, special relativity, and thermodynamics th...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate Skills and Career Opportunities

Graduate Skills
Science Graduates develop a wide range of skills including:

A working understanding of the scientific method and how scientific knowledge is acquired

A broad understanding of the bas...

Further Enquiries Get In Touch!
If students are considering studying Science at Trinity please contact us by email (see below) to arrange a visit.

Tel: +353 1 896 2829 / 2022
See our introduction to Science presentation
and student profiles:
Points History
Year Points
2018 509 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)