Political Science & Geography

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Political Science & Geography
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR029
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

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 course specific requirements (whe...

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/
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
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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 Political Science and Geography?

In a rapidly changing international economic, political, security and environmental context the tools of Political Science and Geography are becoming increasingly important to analyse global problems and pr...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your degree and what you’ll study

In the first two years you will take modules that will each require attendance, on average, of two hours of lectures and one tutorial per week. In fourth year there is a reduction in the number of modules require...

Careers or Further Progression Graduate skills and career opportunities

Careers for graduates lie in fields such as public and European affairs, overseas assistance, resource management and risk assessment, the supply of environmentalrelated advice to governments and industry, the study and practice of environmental policymaking, and teaching and higher education. The varied and exciting career paths of some of our graduates can be found at: www.tcd. ie/careers/resources/publications
Further Enquiries GET IN TOUCH!
Email: courseoffice@tcd.ie
Tel: +353 1 896 1298
Course Director:
Dr Patrick Bresnihan
Email: pbresnih@tcd.ie
Points History
Year Points
2019 497 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2018 496 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2017 520 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)