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Why Study TSM?


The knowledge and breadth of interest developed by a joint Arts degree student in the TSM course prepares students for a vast range of opportunities after their degree due to the flexibility of arts graduates and the range of skills they have to offer for employment or further study. Graduates find employment in a wide range of areas from the public sector and government, education, the media, and management. Many graduates also continue their studies at postgraduate level.

Trinity College is recognised internationally as Ireland’s premier university and is the only Irish university to rank in the top 100 world universities. The subjects studied in the Two Subject Moderatorship are designed to develop a high level of analytical and communication skills in students. These include the ability to understand unfamiliar ideas in a new light, and to work out your own ideas and express them clearly and convincingly. A qualification in the arts opens up an enormous range of future prospects due to the adaptability of arts graduates and the range of skills they have to offer for employment or further study.

TSM graduates have many options when they leave university. Graduates can either follow their specific subjects directly, or they can choose from a diverse range of occupations and sectors using the range of transferable skills and experiences they have gained from their studies. Graduates can be found in both the public and private sector, and in small to large-scale employers. Some of the most popular careers include teaching, publishing, journalism, public relations, administration, local and central government, and management, to name a few. A significant number of graduates also go on to further study.

Why Choose TSM?

TSM provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in two subjects. These subjects may be related to one another, or they may be completely different areas of knowledge and fields of enquiry. The choice is yours. The TSM Two-Subject degree requires independent thought and critical reflection on social, historical, literary, linguistic, philosophical, scientific and ethical issues.

Last updated 16 December 2015 by Two Subject Moderatorship (Email).