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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

Module Code Module Name ECTS Module Description Contact for Approval Quota

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

EC1140 & EC1141 Introduction to Economic Policy A & B
10 ECTS

Introduction to Economic Policy A

Introduction to Economic Policy B

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

EC2110 & EC2111 Intermediate Economics A & B

10 ECTS

For all SF (2nd year A&B modules)

Intermediate Economics A

Intermediate Economics B

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC2120 & EC2121 The Economy of Ireland A & B

Economy of Ireland A

Economy of Ireland B

None
EC2140 & EC2141 Mathematical & Statistical Methods A & B

Mathematical and Statistical Methods A

Mathematical and Statistical Methods B

None

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

EC3110 & EC3111 Economic Analysis A & B

10 ECTS

For all JS (3rd year A&B modules)

Economic Analysis A

Economic Analysis B

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC3120 & EC3121 Money and Banking A & B

Money and Banking A

Money and Banking B

None
EC3130 & EC3131 The European Economy A & B

European Economy A

European Economy B

36
EC3140 & EC3141 Economics of Less Developed Countries A & B

Economics of Less Developed Countries A

Economics of Less Developed Countries B

30
EC3150 & EC3151 Investment Analysis A & B

Investment Analysis A

Investment Analysis B

None
EC3160 & EC3161 Economics of Policy Issues A & B

Economics of Policy Issues A

Economics of Policy Issues B

None
EC3170 & EC3171 Industrial Economics; Competition, Strategy and Policy A & B

Industrial Economics A

Industrial Economics B

None
EC3180 & EC3181 Mathematical Economics A & B

Mathematical Economics A

Mathematical Economics B

None
EC3190 & EC3191

Econometrics A

Econometrics B

Econometrics A

Econometrics B

12

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

EC4010 Economic Theory

10 ECTS

For all SS (4th year module)

 

Economic Theory

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC4020 World Economy World Economy 5
EC4041 Development Economics Development Economics None
EC4051 Economics of Financial Markets Economics of Financial Markets None
EC4090 Quantitative Methods Quantitative Methods None
EC4100 International Economics International Economics 10
EC4120 Economic and Legal Aspects of Competition Policy Economic & Legal Aspects of Competition Policy None
EC4150 Applied Economics Applied Economics None
EC4160 History of Economic Thought & Ideology History of Economic Thought None
EC4170 Topics in Political Economy Political Economy None

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 Module Description Contact for Approval Quota

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

EC1140 Introduction to Economic Policy A 5 ECTS Introduction to Economic Policy A

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

EC2110 Intermediate Economics A 5 ECTS Intermediate Economics A

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC2120 The Economy of Ireland A Economy of Ireland A None
EC2140 Mathematical & statistical methods A Mathematical and Statistical Methods A None

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

EC3110 Economic Analysis A 5 ECTS Economic Analysis A

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC3120 Money and Banking A Money and Banking A None
EC3130 The European Economy A European Economy A 36
EC3140 Economics of Less Developed Countries A Economics of Less Developed Countries A 30
EC3150 Investment Analysis A Investment Analysis A None
EC3160 Economics of Policy Issues A Economics of Policy Issues A None
EC3170 Industrial Economics; Competition, Strategy and Policy A Industrial Economics A None
EC3180 Mathematical Economics A Mathematical Economics A None
EC3190 Econometrics A Econometrics A 12

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

EC401B Economic Theory 10 ECTS Economic Theory B

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC402B World Economy World Economy B 5
EC404B Development Economics Development Economics B None
EC405B Economics of Financial Markets Economics of Financial Markets B None
EC409B Quantitative Methods Quantitative methods B None
EC410B International Economics International Economics B 10
EC412B Economic and Legal Aspects of Competition Policy Economic and Legal Aspects Of Competition Policy B None
EC415B Applied Economics  Applied Economics B None
EC416B History of Economic Thought & Ideology History of Economic Thought and Ideology B None
EC417B Topics in Political Economy Topics in Political Economy B None

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 Module Description Contact for Approval Quota

Junior Fresh (JF - 1st Year)

EC1141 Introduction to Economic Policy B 5 ECTS Introduction to Economic Policy B

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None

Senior Fresh (SF - 2nd Year)

EC2111 Intermediate Economics B 5 ECTS Intermediate Economics B

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC2121 The Economy of Ireland B Economy of Ireland B None
EC2141 Mathematical & statistical methods B Mathematical and Statistical Methods B None

Junior Sophister (JS - 3rd Year)

EC3111 Economic Analysis B 5 ECTS Economic Analysis B

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC3121 Money and Banking B Money and Banking B None
EC3131 The European Economy B European Economy B 26
EC3141 Economics of Less Developed Countries B Economics of Less Developed Countries B 20
EC3151 Investment Analysis B Investment Analysis B None
EC3161 Economics of Policy Issues B Economics of Policy Issues B None
EC3171 Industrial Economics; Competition, Strategy and Policy B Industrial Economics B None
EC3181 Mathematical Economics B Mathematical Economics B None
EC3191 Econometrics B Econometrics B 11

Senior Sophister (SS - 4th Year)

EC401C Economic Theory 10 ECTS Economic theory

Eleanor Denny

For All Economics Modules

None
EC402C World Economy World Economy 5
EC404C Development Economics Development Economics None
EC405C Economics of Financial Markets Economics of Financial Markets None
EC409C Quantitative Methods Quantitative Methods None
EC410C International Economics International Economics 5
EC415C Applied Economics Applied Economics None
EC416C History of Economic Thought & Ideology History of Economic Thought and Ideology None
EC417C Topics in Political Economy Topics in Political Economy None

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