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Which Pathway is right for me?

Applicants to the Trinity International Foundation Programme can choose between two distinct pathways:

Pathway A: Law, Business, Economics, and Social Sciences

Choosing Pathway A of the Trinity International Foundation Programme, gives students the opportunity to study at one of our world leading schools in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Law
Law Trinity School of Law is one of the leading law schools in Europe, consistently ranking as one of the Top 100 Law Schools in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2018). Our undergraduate programmes are all research-based and research-led, challenging students to develop their own critical understanding of law.

Business
Our business programmes focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and management and are taught using experiential learning and industry involvement. Trinity is ranked as the No. 1 University in Europe for producing entrepreneurs for the fourth year in a row. (Pitchbook Universities Report 2018-2019).

Political Science
Political Science The Department of Political Science at Trinity College is one of the top Political Science departments in Europe. It is rated number 1 in Ireland, number 15 in Europe, and ranks in the Top 100 in the world for Politics (QS Subject Rankings, 2018).

Sociology
Sociology Ranked among the Top 100 Sociology departments in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2018), our School of Sociology is a leading hub for research on migration, ethnicity and inequalities.

Core Modules

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Mathematics

Elective Modules

Students will take two of these modules. The choice of elective modules determines which undergraduate courses they progress to:

  • Business
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Political Science

What can I study after Pathway A?

Students who successfully complete the Pathway A programme and achieve the required grades can go on to study in one of the following undergraduate programmes at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin:

  • Ancient History and Archaeology & History
  • Ancient History and Archaeology & History of Art and Architecture
  • Ancient History and Archaeology & Russian
  • Global Business
  • Business and Law
  • Business and Polish/Russian
  • Business, Economic & Social Studies
  • Classical Civilisation & History of Art & Architecture
  • Classical Civilisation & Italian
  • Classical Languages & History of Art and Architecture
  • Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology
  • English Studies
  • English Literature & Classical Civilisation
  • English Literature & Classical Languages
  • English Literature & History
  • English Literature & History of Art and Architecture
  • English Literature & Russian
  • English Literature & Film Studies
  • Film Studies & History
  • History
  • History & History of Art and Architecture
  • History & Russian
  • History of Art and Architecture & Italian
  • History: Ancient and Medieval History and Culture
  • Italian & Russian
  • Law
  • Middle Eastern and European Languages and Cultures
  • Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations & Classical Languages
  • Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations & Ancient History and Archaeology
  • Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations & History
  • Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations & Italian
  • Philosophy, Political Science, Economics and Sociology
  • Psychology

Students also have the option of studying the following programmes at the Marino Institute of Education:

  • Education Studies
  • Early Childhood Education

Pathway B: Engineering, Science and Health Sciences

Students who choose Pathway B of the Trinity International Foundation Programme will study in a world-renowned research university. Trinity has major research institutes and centres in areas such as neuroscience, globalisation, immunology and molecular medicine.

Engineering, Mathematics and Science
With eight Schools, the Faculty offers world class teaching across a variety of exciting disciplines, including: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Genetics, Geography, Immunology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Physics, Science. The School of Engineering was founded in 1841 and is one of the oldest Engineering Schools in the English speaking world, while Trinity ranks top 100 in the world in both Chemistry and Biological Sciences (QS Subject Rankings, 2018).

Faculty of Health Sciences
The Faculty is a research-led, with strategic research areas including cancer, ageing, inclusive society, next generation medical devices, immunology & infection and neuroscience. Our graduates are the top in their field, with many alumni in key positions both nationally and internationally. Students may choose to study one of five programmes within the Faculty of Health Sciences, including Pharmacy which is ranked in the Top 100 in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2018).

Core Modules

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Mathematics

Elective Modules

Students will take two of these modules. The choice of elective modules determines which undergraduate courses they progress to:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

What can I study after Pathway B?

Students who successfully complete the Pathway B programme and achieve the required grades can go on to study in one of the following undergraduate programmes at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin:

Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry with Molecular Modelling
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Business
  • Engineering
  • Engineering with Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geoscience
  • Human Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Management Science and Information System Studies
  • Maths
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Nanoscience
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Physics and Astrophysics
  • Physiology
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Zoology

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Pharmacy
  • Human Health and Disease
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Physiotherapy

Applicants for Medicine will be called for interview in March 2021.