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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, arranged by term (full-year, semester one or semester two).

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

Full Year Students - If you are a full year student, please see the modules available to you here.

Semester One Modules - these modules are available to students who will spend only the first semester in Trinity

Semester Two Modules - these modules are available to students who will spend only the second semester in Trinity

Full Year Students

Economics

Contact Nicola Mastrorocco

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Quota/ Notes

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

ECU11031 & ECU11032 Introduction to Economic Policy A & Introduction to Economic Policy B 10

1 & 2

 

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

ECU22011 & ECU22012 Intermediate Economics A & Intermediate Economics B 10

1 & 2

 
ECU22021 & ECU22022 The Economy of Ireland A & The Economy of Ireland B 10 1 & 2  
ECU22031 & ECU22032 Mathematical & Statistical Methods A & Mathematical & Statistical Methods B 10 1 & 2  

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

ECU33011 & ECU33012 Economic Analysis A & Economic Analysis B

10

1 & 2  
ECU33021 & ECU33022 Money and Banking A & Money and Banking B 10 1 & 2  
ECU33031 & ECU33032 The European Economy A & The European Economy B 10 1 & 2 36
ECU33041 & ECU33042 Economics of Less Developed Countries A & Economics of Less Developed Countries B 10 1 & 2 30
ECU33051 & ECU33052 Investment Analysis A & Investment Analysis B 10 1 & 2  
ECU33061 & ECU33062 Economics of Policy Issues A & Economics of Policy Issues B 10 1 & 2  
ECU33071 & ECU33072 Industrial Economics; Competition, Strategy and Policy A & Industrial Economics; Competition, Strategy and Policy B 10 1 & 2  
ECU33081 & ECU33082 Mathematical Economics A & Mathematical Economics B 10 1 & 2  
ECU33091 & ECU33092

Econometrics A & Econometrics B

10 1 & 2 12

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

ECU44011 Economic Theory A

10

1  
ECU44012 Economic Theory B 10 2  
ECU44021 World Economy A 10 1 5
ECU44022 World Economy B 10 2 5
ECU44031 Development Economics A 10 1  
ECU44032 Development Economics B 10 2  
ECU44041 Economics of Financial Markets A 10 1  
ECU44042 Economics of Financial Markets B 10 2  
ECU44051 Quantitative Methods A 10 1  
ECU44052 Quantitative Methods B 10 2  
ECU44061 International Economics A 10 1 10
ECU44062 International Economics B 10 2 10
ECU44071 Economic and Legal Aspects of Competition Policy A 10 1  
ECU44072 Economic and Legal Aspects of Competition Policy B 10 2  
ECU44081 Applied Economics A 10 1  
ECU44082 Applied Economics B 10 2  
ECU44091 History of Economic Thought & Ideology A 10 1  
ECU44092 History of Economic Thought & Ideology B 10 2  
ECU44101 Topics in Political Economy A 10 1  
ECU44101 Topics in Political Economy B 10 2  

Political Science

Contact for Approval - Liam Kneafsey

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Quota/ Notes

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

POU22011 & POU22012

 History of Political Thought A: The Greeks to the Renaissance

&

History of Political Thought B: Modernity and its Critics

10 1 & 2 25
POU22021 & POU22022

 International Relations A: Theories of International Politics

&

International Relations B: Topics and Treaties

10 1 & 2 25
POU22031 & POU22032

Comparative Politics A: The Comparative Politics of Democracies

&

Comparative Politics B: The Comparative Politics of the Developing World

10 1 & 2 15

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

POU33011 & POU33012

Research Methods for Political Science A

&

 Research Methods for Political Science B

 

10

 

1 & 2  
POU33021 Irish Politics A: Constitution, Elections, Parties and Parliament 5 1  
POU33032 Irish Politics B: Governance in Ireland, Politics in Northern Ireland 5 2  
POU33041 Political Institutions of the United States 5 1 Not open to students from US universities
POU33051 Democracy and Development A 5 1  
POU33062 Democracy and Development B 5 2  
POU33071 European Union Politics A 5 1  
POU33082

European Union Politics B

5 2  
POU33091 Political Violence A: Theories of Political Violence and Conflict 5 1  
POU33102

Political Violence B: Political Violence and Conflict in Comparative Context

5 2  
POU33111 Public Opinion 5 1  
POU33122 Political Participation 5 2  
POU33132 The European Court of Justice and Other Famous Courts 5 2  

Philosophy

Contact: Lilian Alweiss

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

PIU11011 Topics in Philosophy I A 10 1
PIU11014 Topics in Philosophy I B 5 2
PIU11013 Topics in Philosophy II A 5 1
PIU11012 Topics in Philosophy II B 10 2
PIU11023 Central Problems in Philosophy A  5 1
PIU11022 Central Problems in Philosophy B 5 2
PIU11031 History of Western Philosophy I A 5 1
PIU11032 History of Western Philosophy I B 5 2

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

PIU22011 History of Western Philosophy II A 5

1

PIU22012 History of Western Philosophy II B 5 2
PIU22023 Logic 5 1
PIU22022 Philosophy of Science 5 2
PIU22061 Texts I 10 1
PIU22062 Texts II 10 2

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

PIU33021 Moral Philosophy 10

1

PIU33023 Moral Philosophy 5 1
PIU33041 Logic and Philosophy 10 1
PIU33043 Logic and Philosophy 5 1
PIU33051 Topics in Modern European Philosophy 10 1
PIU33053 Topics in Modern European Philosophy 5 1
PIU33061 Metaphysics 10 1
PIU33063 Metaphysics 5 1
PIU33012 Topics in Ancient Philosophy 10 2
PIU33014 Topics in Ancient Philosophy 5 2
PIU33032 Philosophy of Religion 10 2
PIU33034 Philosophy of Religion 5 2
PIU33072 Political Philosophy 10 2
PIU33074 Political Philosophy 5 2
PIU33082 Philosophy of Mind 10 2
PIU33084 Philosophy of Mind 5 2

Sociology

Contact: Pablo Gracia

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Quota

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

SOU33011 & SOU33012 Researching Society 1 & Researching Society 2 10

1 & 2

TBC
SOU33081 Globalisation & Development 1 5 1 TBC
SOU33021 Race, Ethnicity & Identity 1 5 1 TBC
SOU33041 Social Stratification & Inequalities 1 5 1 TBC
SOU33061 Comparative Sociology of Europe 1 5 1 TBC
SOU33092 Globalisation & Development 2 5 2 TBC
SOU33032 Race, Ethnicity & Identity 2 5 2 TBC
SOU33052 Social Stratification & Inequalities 2 5 2 TBC
SOU33072 Comparative Sociology of Europe 2 5 2 TBC

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

SOU44051 Labour Markets Gender & Institutions 1 10 1 TBC
SOU44021 Social Networks and Digital Lives 1 10 1 TBC
SOU44011 Conflict Studies 1 10 1 TBC
SOU44061 Migration Mobilities and Integration 1 10 1 TBC
SOU44052 Labour Markets Gender & Institutions 2

10

2

TBC
SOU44022 Social Networks and Digital Lives 2 10 2 TBC
SOU44012 Conflict Studies 2 10 2 TBC
SOU44062 Migration Mobilities and Integration 2  10 2 TBC

Semester One Students

Economics

Module Code Module Name ECTS Quota/ Notes

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

ECU11031 Introduction to Economic Policy A 5  

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

ECU22011 Intermediate Economics A 5  
ECU22021 The Economy of Ireland A 5  
ECU22031 Mathematical & Statistical Methods A 5  

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

ECU33011 Economic Analysis A

5

 
ECU33021 Money and Banking A 5  
ECU33031 The European Economy A 5 36
ECU33041 Economics of Less Developed Countries A 5 30
ECU33051 Investment Analysis A 5  
ECU33061 Economics of Policy Issues A 5  
ECU33071 Industrial Economics; Competition, Strategy and Policy A 5  
ECU33081 Mathematical Economics A 5  
ECU33091

Econometrics A

5 12

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

ECU44011 Economic Theory A

10

 
ECU44021 World Economy A 10 5
ECU44031 Development Economics A 10  
ECU44041 Economics of Financial Markets A 10  
ECU44051 Quantitative Methods A 10  
ECU44061 International Economics A 10 10
ECU44071 Economic and Legal Aspects of Competition Policy A 10  
ECU44081 Applied Economics A 10  
ECU44091 History of Economic Thought & Ideology A 10  
ECU44101 Topics in Political Economy A 10  

Political Science

Contact for approval: Liam Kneafsey

Module Code Module Name ECTS Quota

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

POU22011  History of Political Thought A: The Greeks to the Renaissance 5

25

POU22021  International Relations A: Theories of International Politics 5 25
POU22031 Comparative Politics A: The Comparative Politics of Democracies 5 15

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

POU33011 Research Methods for Political Science A 5  
POU33021 Irish Politics A: Constitution, Elections, Parties and Parliament 5  
POU33041 Political Institutions of the United States 5 Not open to students from US universities
POU33051 Democracy and Development A 5  
POU33071 European Union Politics A 5  
POU33091 Political Violence A: Theories of Political Violence and Conflict 5  
POU33111 Public Opinion 5  

Philosophy

Contact: Lilian Alweiss

Module Code Module Name ECTS

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

PIU11011 Topics in Philosophy I A 10
PIU11013 Topics in Philosophy II A 5
PIU11023 Central Problems in Philosophy A  5
PIU11031 History of Western Philosophy I A 5

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

PIU22011 History of Western Philosophy II A 5
PIU22023 Logic 5
PIU22061 Texts I 10

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

PIU33021 Moral Philosophy 10
PIU33023 Moral Philosophy 5
PIU33041 Logic and Philosophy 10
PIU33043 Logic and Philosophy 5
PIU33051 Topics in Modern European Philosophy 10
PIU33053 Topics in Modern European Philosophy 5
PIU33061 Metaphysics 10
PIU33063 Metaphysics 5

Sociology

Contact: Pablo Gracia

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Quota

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

SOU33011 Researching Society 1 5

1

TBC
SOU33081 Globalisation & Development 1 5 1 TBC
SOU33021 Race, Ethnicity & Identity 1 5 1 TBC
SOU33041 Social Stratification & Inequalities 1 5 1 TBC
SOU33061 Comparative Sociology of Europe 1 5 1 TBC

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

SOU44051 Labour Markets Gender & Institutions 1 10 1 TBC
SOU44021 Social Networks and Digital Lives 1 10 1 TBC
SOU44011 Conflict Studies 1 10 1 TBC
SOU44061 Migration Mobilities and Integration 1 10 1 TBC

Semester Two Students

Economics

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Quota/ Notes

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

ECU11032 Introduction to Economic Policy B 5

2

 

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

ECU22012 Intermediate Economics B 5

2

 
ECU22022 The Economy of Ireland B 5 2  
ECU22032 Mathematical & Statistical Methods B 5 2  

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

ECU33012 Economic Analysis B

5

2  
ECU33022 Money and Banking B 5 2  
ECU33032 The European Economy B 5 2 36
ECU33042 Economics of Less Developed Countries B 5 2 30
ECU33052 Investment Analysis B 5 2  
ECU33062 Economics of Policy Issues B 5 2  
ECU33072 Industrial Economics; Competition, Strategy and Policy B 5 2  
ECU33082 Mathematical Economics B 5 2  
ECU33092

Econometrics B

5 2 12

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

ECU44012 Economic Theory B 10 2  
ECU44022 World Economy B 10 2 5
ECU44032 Development Economics B 10 2  
ECU44042 Economics of Financial Markets B 10 2  
ECU44052 Quantitative Methods B 10 2  
ECU44062 International Economics B 10 2 10
ECU44072 Economic and Legal Aspects of Competition Policy B 10 2  
ECU44082 Applied Economics B 10 2  
ECU44092 History of Economic Thought & Ideology B 10 2  
ECU44101 Topics in Political Economy B 10 2  

 

Philosophy

Contact: Lilian Alweiss

Module Code Module Name ECTS

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

PIU11014 Topics in Philosophy I B 5
PIU11012 Topics in Philosophy II B 10
PIU11022 Central Problems in Philosophy B 5
PIU11032 History of Western Philosophy I B 5

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

PIU22012 History of Western Philosophy II B 5
PIU22022 Philosophy of Science 5
PIU22062 Texts II 10

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

PIU33012 Topics in Ancient Philosophy 10
PIU33013 Topics in Ancient Philosophy 5
PIU33032 Philosophy of Religion 10
PIU33033 Philosophy of Religion 5
PIU33072 Political Philosophy 10
PIU33073 Political Philosophy 5
PIU33082 Philosophy of Mind 10
PIU33083 Philosophy of Mind 5

 

Sociology

Contact: Pablo Gracia

Module Code Module Name ECTS Semester Quota

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

SOU33012 Researching Society 2 10

2

TBC
SOU33092 Globalisation & Development 2 5 2 TBC
SOU33032 Race, Ethnicity & Identity 2 5 2 TBC
SOU33052 Social Stratification & Inequalities 2 5 2 TBC
SOU33072 Comparative Sociology of Europe 2 5 2 TBC

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

SOU44052 Labour Markets Gender & Institutions 2

10

2

TBC
SOU44022 Social Networks and Digital Lives 2 10 2 TBC
SOU44012 Conflict Studies 2 10 2 TBC
SOU44062 Migration Mobilities and Integration 2  10 2 TBC