English Studies

Trinity College Dublin

 

Course Name English Studies
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR023
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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

Expand+Special Entry Requirements
TR023 – English Studies is a single honour course where English is read almost exclusively for four years.

Special Entry Requirements
H4 English

Admission Requirements 2019

To qualify for admission to an honours...

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...

Alternative Entry Please Refer to: http://www.tcd.ie/study/eu/undergraduate/
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 2018: 40
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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 English?
Students have the option of studying either
English Studies (Single Honours) or English
Literature (Joint Honours).

English Studies (TR023)
The study of English is concerned with the history and practices of writing in English...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your degree and what you’ll study
The English courses are designed so that the first year consists of compulsory modules, taught through a combination of lectures and tutorials. In the second year there are further compulsory modules, but you will ...

Assessment Method Assessment is by a combination of submitted essays, journals, dissertation and end-of-semester examinations. In first and second year the weighting is approximately 66% submitted work and 33% final examinations. In third and fourth year it may vary depending on the modules chosen, although submission of a Capstone project is compulsory for all final year students.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate skills and career opportunities

Trinity’s School of English graduates gain leading roles in intellectual, professional and public life. The skills developed by students of English are in high demand from employers, especially in journali...

Further Enquiries GET IN TOUCH!
www.tcd.ie/English
Email: english@tcd.ie
Tel: +353 1 896 1111 / 2301 / 1839

Visit us: If you are considering studying for an English degree at Trinity but want to be sure, you are most welcome to attend first and second year lectures. If you would like to avail of this opportunity, please contact us by email to arrange a visit.
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 497
2018 487
2017 485