Economics & Philosophy

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Economics & Philosophy
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR209
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
Qualification Letters BA (Honours)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Special Entry Requirements

O4/H6 in Mathematics


Admission Requirements 2019

To qualify for admission to an honours degree course at the University you must:

1 meet the minimum entry requirements (see below)...

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.
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...

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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

Asking the big questions…

Economic issues dominate the news headlines and have an impact on the lives of individuals and countries. Questions such as the following, which explore the material well-being of humankind, are at the heart o...

Subjects Taught

Your degree and what you’ll study
Most of the teaching takes place at lecture level and is complemented by tutorials (small group teaching).

In the first two years, teaching emphasises the understanding of the basic principles of econ...

Assessment Method Economics
A combination of final examinations and continual assessments (e.g. essays, projects, term tests).


Assessment is by means of both essays and formal examinations with equal importance given to both. In fourth year, you will undertake a Capstone project.
Careers or Further Progression

Graduate skills and career opportunities
Economics students develop exceptional logical reasoning and analytical skills which are highly sought after by employers in a range of fields including business, finance, journalism, law, politics...

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Student profiles:

Tel: +353 1 896 1529

If you are considering studying for a Philosophy
degree at Trinity but want to be sure, you are most welcome to attend first and second year lectures. Contact us by email (see above) to arrange a visit.
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