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Visiting Students

The Department warmly welcomes visiting students who may be attending Trinity College for just one academic year (or one term). Such students may take any undergraduate Economics module from JF, SF, JS and SS (first, second, third and fourth) year with the exception of EC1010 Introduction to Economics and EC1030 Mathematics and Statistics. Please consult the visiting student timetable for module times and locations (timetable is subject to change during the first few weeks of the academic year).

Course Registration Forms

A welcome meeting organised by the Business, Economics, Political Science, Sociology and Philosophy course office, for all incoming visiting students takes place on Wednesday 20th September at 5pm, in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building. If you miss this meeting, please visit the Departmental Office which is located in Room 3014 in the Arts Building. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 09.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00.

A Module Registration Form signing session takes place on Wednesday 27th September at 6pm in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building. If you miss this meeting, please visit the relevant coordinator (details included in Information Leaflet below) during their office hours to have your forms signed.

Current Visiting Students

Economics Visiting Student Coordinator

Professor Eleanor Denny is our visiting student coordinator. Office hours will be held during teaching term in the Department of Economics, Room 3030, Arts Building on Mondays from 10:00 - 12:00.

Course Requirements

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

Michaelmas (first) term only students will be expected to complete a term test/assignment and may be expected to complete an extra assignment (please consult the lecturer for more details).

Hilary (second) term only students will be expected to complete a term test/assignment and will be expected to complete the second half of the annual exam.

*The annual exam period takes place from 30th April to 25th May 2018 which full year and Hilary term students should bear in mind when making arrangements to travel home.*

ECTS

Full Year Students

For full year students all Junior Freshman (1st Year), Senior Freshman (2nd Year) and Junior Sophister (3rd year) modules are worth 10 ECTS. Senior Sophister (4th Year) modules are worth 15 ECTS.

One term Students
For one term students all Junior Freshman (1st Year), Senior Freshman (2nd Year) and Junior Sophister (3rd year) modules are worth 5 ECTS. Senior Sophister (4th Year) modules are worth 10 ECTS.

Buddy Programme for Incoming Visiting Students

The Buddy Programme is an international networking program which aims at matching up incoming visiting students from across the world with a TCD student, who will act as mentor or guide to their International Buddy. If you are interested in signing up for a Buddy please complete the form here.
You can email the Buddy Programme here.

Prospective Visiting Students

Further details on how to apply to come to Trinity as a visiting student are available from the university's Study at Trinity website. Help in planning ahead of time and details for the Erasmus Mobility Grant can also be found on the Study at Trinity website.