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CAO Course Detail

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Course Code:
TR001-PH
Title:
Arts (subject option: Philosophy)
College:
TCD
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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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.

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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CAO Points 
2013 Points

450 – 580*

Change from 2012: 

-20

History:

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
2000 - 305

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