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Incoming Visiting and Exchange Students

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The Department of Philosophy warmly welcomes international visiting students who may be attending Trinity College for just one semester, or a full academic year. Such students may take any module from the Junior Freshman (JF) and/or Senior Freshman (SF) years. Under special circumstances, and with the proper background in philosophy and the approval of the Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator, courses from the Junior Sophister (JS) and/or Senior Sophister (SS) years may be selected.

Prospective Visiting Students

Further details on how to apply to come to Trinity as a visiting student are available from the University's Academic Registry. Any queries about course options may be directed to the Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator, Dr. Ben Bramble (email).

Current Visiting Students

Philosophy Visiting Student Coordinator

Dr. Ben Bramble (email) is our visiting student coordinator for incoming students. His office is room 5003, Arts Building, and his office hours are Wednesdays, 3-5. The answers to many questions can be found in the Incoming Welcome Event slides above.

Course Registration Forms

All visiting students intending to take courses in the Department of Philosophy must obtain and complete a course registration form. Full instructions on module enrolment procedures are available from the University's Academic Registry

Course Requirements

Full-year visiting students are expected to fulfill the same course requirements, in terms of course work and exams, as Trinity students.

Students who are visiting for Michaelmas Term (autumn semester) only will be required to complete all essays for the course(s) in which they are enrolled as well as an extra assignment for each course.

Students who are visiting for Hilary Term (spring semester) only will be required to complete all essays for the course(s) in which they are enrolled as well as participate in the second half of the annual exam.

The annual exam period takes place from 30 April - 25 May 2017, which full-year and Hilary Term only visiting students should bear in mind when making travel arrangements.