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TR001-PH
Arts (subject option: Philosophy)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
Duration of course
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455* - 570*

2013 Points

455* - 570*

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Points History:

2013 - 450 – 580*
2012 - 470* - 585
2011 - 450 - 565
2010 - 480 - 570
2009 - 460* - 560*
2008 - 420* - 550*
2007 - 450
2006 - 430
2005 - 335
2004 - 315
2003 - 335
2002 - 300
2001 - 380

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The aim of course in philosophy is to allow students to develop the ability to reason lucidly, express views clearly and support claims coherently. They are introduced to the ideas of the ancient and modern philosophers who have helped to shape western culture.

This subject may to taken along with one other subject from the College TR001 list. Both subjects are normally studied for three years and one subject only is studied in the fourth year.


 
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This course is part of a Two-Subject Moderatorship (TSM). Follow this link for specific subject requirements and CAO application codes

 
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This course provides training in thinking and developing the students ability to express themselves. As a qualification, it may be applied to a wide range of careers in the media, publishing, public services, education, etc.



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