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Junior Sophister - Programme Requirements

Students must take modules to the value of 60 ECTs credits - 30 political science credits and 30 geography credits.

  • PO3600 is mandatory for students intending to take only Political Science modules in the Senior Sophister year.
  • GG3028 is mandatory for students intending to take only Geography in the Senior Sophister year, in preparation for the Physical or Human Dissertation.
  • GG3034 is recommended for students intending to take only Geopgraphy in the Senior Sophister year, in preparation for the Physical Dissertation.
  • Students intending to take only Geography in the Senior Sophister year are required to submit a dissertation at the end of the Senior Sophister year. Both the topic and approach of the dissertation should reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the degree and must be devised in the Junior Sophister year.

Junior Sophister - Module Outlines

JS Module Code

JS Module Title

ECTS

Pre-requisites

Department/School

PO3600

Research Methods for Political Scientists

10

None

Political Science

PO3630

Irish Politics

10

None

Political Science

PO3670

Democracy and Development

10

None

Political Science

PO3680 European Union Politics
10
None Political Science
PO3720 Political Violence
10
None Political Science

GG3015

Globalisation

5

None

Geography

GG3025 Advanced Research Methods in Geography 2
5
None Geography

GG3028

Advanced Research Methods in Geography 1

10

None

Geography

GG3030 Environmental Governance 1
10
None Geography

GG3033*

Geographical Information Systems

5

None

Geography

GG3034

Practical Physical Geography

5

None

Geography

GG3037 Urban Economic Structure and Regeneration
5
  Geography

GG3054

Tropical Environments

5

None

Geography

GG3055

Deserts of our Solar System

10

GG2024

Geography

GG3056

History and Philosophy of Geography

5

None

Geography

GG3478

Perliglacial Geomorphology

10

None

Geography

GG3479

Quaternary Oceans and Climate

10

GG1024 & GG2024

Geography

BC

Broad Curriculum

5

 

 

* GG3033 is restricted in numbers and based on Senior Freshman performance.

 

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Last updated 27 April 2016 polsci@tcd.ie.