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Incoming Students - Available Modules

This page contains links to all of the undergraduate modules within the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy (Economics, Political Science, Philosophy and Sociology) that are available to visiting students in Semester 1 and Semseter 2. The modules are arranged by relevant departments.

Below please find a list of available modules for Incoming students. You can find the process for applying for modules here.

Timetable available here soon.

Students who will spend only the first semester in Trinity should select only Semester 1 modules.

Students who will spend only the second semester in Trinity should select only Semester 2 modules.

Full year students may select modules from Semester 1 and Semester 2 in line with their learning agreement. Students should note that if a module is a co-requisite this indicates that students taking Part A in Semester 1 must also take Part B in Semester 2.

Contact details for Incoming Coordinators are available here

Economics

 

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Year Quota Co-requisites for Full Year Students
ECU11031 Introduction to Economic Policy A 5 1 1st Year (JF)   ECU11032
ECU11032 Introduction to Economic Policy B 5

2

1st Year (JF)   ECU11031
ECU22011 Intermediate Economics A 5 1 2nd Year (SF)   ECU22012
ECU22012 Intermendiate Economics B 5

2

2nd Year (SF)   ECU22011
ECU22021 The Economy of Ireland A 5 1 2nd Year (SF)   ECU22022
ECU22022 The Economy of Ireland B 5 2 2nd Year (SF)   ECU22021
ECU22031 Mathematical & Statistical Methods A 5 1 2nd Year (SF)   ECU22032
ECU22032 Mathematical & Statistical Methods B 5 2 2nd Year (SF)   ECU22031
ECU33011 Economic Analysis A

5

1 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33012
ECU33012 Economic Analysis B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33011
ECU33021 Money and Banking A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33022
ECU33022 Money and Banking B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33021
ECU33031 The European Economy A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33032
ECU33032 The European Economy B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33031
ECU33041 Economics of Less Developed Countries A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33042
ECU33042 Economics of Less Developed Countries B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33041
ECU33051 Investment Analysis A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33052
ECU33052 Investment Analysis B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33051
ECU33061 Economics of Policy Issues A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33062
ECU33062 Economics of Policy Issues B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33061
ECU33081 Mathematical Economics A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33082
ECU33082 Mathematical Economics B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)   ECU33081
ECU33091 Econometrics A 5 1 3rd Year (JS) 12 ECU33092
ECU33092

Econometrics B

5 2 3rd Year (JS) 12 ECU33091
ECU44011 Economic Theory A

10

1 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44012 Economic Theory B 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44022 World Economy A 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44031 Development Economics A 10 1 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44032 Development Economics B 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44041 Economics of Financial Markets A 10 1 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44042 Economics of Financial Markets B 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44051 Quantitative Methods A 10 1 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44052 Quantitative Methods B 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44061 International Economics A 10 1 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44062 International Economics B 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44071 Economic and Legal Aspects of Competition Policy A 10 1 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44072 Economic and Legal Aspects of Compeition Policy B 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44081 Applied Economics A 10 1 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44082 Applied Economics B 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44092 History of Economic Thought & Policy B 10 2 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44101 Topics in Political Economy A 10 1 4th Year (SS)    
ECU44122 Labour Economics 10 2 4th Year (SS)    

Political Science

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Year Quota/ Notes Co-requisites for Full Year Students
POU22011 History of Political Thought A: The Greeks to the Renaissance 5 1 2nd Year (SF) 25 POU22012
POU22012 History of Political Thought B: Modernity and its Critics 5 2 2nd Year (SF) 20 POU22011
POU22021 International Relations A: Theories of International Politics 5 1 2nd Year (SF) 25 POU22022
POU22022

International Relations B: Topics and Treaties

5 2 2nd Year (SF) 20 POU22021
POU22031 Comparative Politics A: The Comparative Politics of Democracies 5 1 2nd Year (SF) 20 POU22032
POU22032

Comparative Politics B: The Comparative Politics of the Developing World

5 2 2nd Year (SF) 19 POU22031
POU33011 Research Methods for Political Science A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)   POU33012
POU33012 Research Methods for Political Science B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)   POU33011
POU33021 Irish Politics A: Constitution, Elections, Parties and Parliament 5 1 3rd Year (JS)    
POU33032 Irish Politics B: Governance in Ireland, Politics in Northern Ireland 5 2 3rd Year (JS)    
POU33041 Political Institutions of the United States 5 1 3rd Year (JS) Not open to students from US universities  
POU33051 Democracy and Development A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)    
POU33062 Democracy and Development B 5 2 3rd Year (JS)    
POU33071 European Union Politics A 5 1 3rd Year (JS)    
POU33082

European Union Politics B

5 2 3rd Year (JS)    
POU33091 Political Violence A: Theories of Political Violence and Conflict 5 1 3rd Year (JS)    
POU33102

Political Violence B: Political Violence and Conflict in Comparative Context

5 2 3rd Year (JS)    
POU33111 Public Opinion 5 1 3rd Year (JS)    
PIU33132 The European Court of Justice and Other Famous Courts 5 2 3rd Year (JS)    

Philosophy

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semsester Year
PIU11011 Topics in Philosophy I A 10 1 First Year (JF)
PIU11014 Topics in Philosophy I B 5 2 First Year (JF)
PIU11013 Topics in Philosophy II A 5 1 First Year (JF)
PIU11012 Topics in Philosophy II B 10 2 First Year (JF)
PIU11023 Central Problems in Philosophy A  5 1 First Year (JF)
PIU11022 Central Problems in Philosophy B 5 2 First Year (JF)
PIU11031 History of Western Philosophy I A 5 1 First Year (JF)
PIU11032 History of Western Philosophy I B 5 2 First Year (JF)
PIU22011 History of Western Philosophy II A 5 1

Second Year (SF)

PIU22012 History of Western Philosophy II B 5 2 Second Year (SF)
PIU22023 Logic 5 1 Second Year (SF)
PIU22022 Philosophy of Science 5 2 Second Year (SF)
PIU22061 Texts I 10 1 Second Year (SF)
PIU22062 Texts II 10 2 Second Year (SF)
PIU33021 Moral Philosophy 10 1

Third Year (JS)

PIU33023 Moral Philosophy 5 1 Third Year (JS)
PIU33041 Logic and Philosophy 10 1 Third Year (JS)
PIU33043 Logic and Philosophy 5 1 Third Year (JS)
PIU33031 Philosophy of Religion 10 1 Third Year (JS)
PIU33033 Philosophy of Religion 5 1 Third Year (JS)
PIU33081 Philosophy of Mind 10 1 Third Year (JS)
PIU33083 Philosophy of Mind 5 1 Third Year (JS)
PIU33092 Nietzsche 10 2 Third Year (JS)
PIU33094 Nietzsche 5 2 Third Year (JS)
PIU33072 Political Philosophy 10 2 Third Year (JS)
PIU33074 Polticial Philosophy 5 2 Third Year (JS)
PIU33102 Special Topics in Ethics 10 2 Third Year (JS)
PIU33104 Special Topics in Ethics 5 2 Third Year (JS)
PIU33062 Methaphysics 10 2 Third Year (JS)
PIU33064 Methaphysics 5 2 Third Year (JS)
PIU44031 Ethics 10 1 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44033 Ethics 5 1 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44091 Post Kantian Philosophy 10 1 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44093 Post Kantian Philosophy 5 1 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44101 Theories of Rights 10 1 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44103 Theories of Rights 5 1 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44111 Aristotle's Ethics 10 1 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44113 Aristotle's Ethics 5 1 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44012 Ancient Philosophy 10 2 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44014 Ancient Philosophy 5 2 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44052 Neurophilosophy 10 2 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44054 Neurophilosophy 5 2 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44062 Philosophy of Language 10 2 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44064 Philosophy of Language 5 2 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44082 Political Philosophy 10 2 Fourth Year (SS)
PIU44084 Polticial Philosophy 5 2 Fourth Year (SS)

Sociology

 

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Year Quota Co-requisites for Full Year Students
SOU33011 Researching Society 1 5

1

3rd Year (JS) TBC SOU33012
SOU33012 Researching Society 2 5 2 3rd Year (JS) TBC SOU33011
SOU33021 Race, Ethnicity & Identity 1 5 1 3rd Year (JS) TBC  
SOU33032 Race, Ethnicity & Identity 2 5 2 3rd Year (JS) TBC  
SOU33041 Social Stratification & Inequalities 1 5 1 3rd Year (JS) TBC  
SOU33052 Social Stratification & Inequalities 2 5 2 3rd Year (JS) TBC  
SOU33061 Comparative Sociology of Europe 1 5 1 3rd Year (JS) TBC  
SOU33072 Comparative Sociology of Europe 2 5 2 3rd Year (JS) TBC  
SOU33101 Poverty and Policy in a Global Context 5 1 3rd Year (JS) TBC  
SOU44011 Conflict Studies 1 10 1 4th Year (SS) TBC  
SOU44012 Conflict Studies 2 10 2 4th Year (SS) TBC  
SOU44021 Social Networks and Digital Lives 1 10 1 4th Year (SS) TBC  
SOU44022 Social Networks and Digital Lives 2 10 2 4th Year (SS) TBC  
SOU44051 Labour Markets Gender & Institutions 1 10 1 4th Year (SS) TBC  
SOU44952 Labour Markets Gender & Institutions 2 10 2 4th Year (SS) TBC  
SOU44061 Migration Mobilities and Integration 1 10 1 4th Year (SS) TBC  
SOU44062 Migration Mobilities and Integration 2  10 2 4th Year (SS) TBC