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Undergraduate Education

Academic Affairs supports the development of academic policy, regulations and standards for undergraduate education, provides guidance and information on the development of new undergraduate course proposals and national/transnational collaborative programmes and awards, and provides support to the Senior Lecturer/Dean of Undergraduate Studies on policy development, strategic initiatives and on the management of the Undergraduate Studies Committee (USC). Academic Affairs also works closely with the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Common Architecture (ADUCA), the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Science Education, and the Undergraduate Common Architecture Office.

Information on Assessment Contingency Measures approved by Council is available from the Return to Campus webpage.



Trinity Undergraduate Education provides a programme-focussed and research-centred curriculum that employs a range of teaching, learning and assessment strategies supported by technology-enhanced approaches. The curriculum consists of structured and flexible pathways that support the achievement of programme learning outcomes and the development of four graduate attributes - ‘To Act Responsibility’, ‘To Develop Continuously’, ‘To Think Independently’, and ‘To Communicate Effectively’.

The seven Features of the Trinity Undergraduate Education enable students to develop and broaden their experience beyond the curriculum:

    1. Capstone Project

    2. Global Mobility

    3. Employability

    4. Trinity Electives

    5. Open Modules

    6. Co-Curriculum

    7. Partners in Learning