Geography & Sociology

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Geography & Sociology
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR332
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 (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

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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).

2 satisfy c...

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

Expand+What is Geography?

Geography is truly interdisciplinary as it spans a broad spectrum of the social, biological, informational and physical sciences. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, geographers are well placed to bring their unde...

Subjects Taught


Your degree and what you’ll study
The first year Geography course aims to provide a solid grounding in human, physical and environmental geography, focusing on materials that are dealt with in greater depth in later years.

For their ...

Assessment Method Geography
A combination of continuous assessment and end-of-semester examination is used.


Modules are examined by a combination of continuous assessment including essays, portfolios, individual and group presentations, and the formal end-ofsemester examination. In addition, students specialising exclusively in sociology in their final year complete a Capstone project. Lectures and tutorials take up 6 to 10 hours a week, depending on the year.
Careers or Further Progression


Graduate skills and career opportunities
Geography offers a wide-array of career opportunities for graduates. As geographers, you will be trained to analyse and provide solutions to a broad range of global challenges, ranging from the ...

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Department of Sociology
School of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 896 2701