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Humanities & Social Sciences -Trinity College Dublin
The Humanities & Social Sciences program is offered through Trinity College Dublin (TCD). This program offers courses from one of TCD's faculties: the Faculty Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. Popular subject areas include English, History, and Irish Studies. Of particular note is TCD's tutoring program which pairs each international student up with a local Irish student.
Fall 1A or Year 1A will take a 3-week long course called Understanding Ireland worth 5 ECTS credits prior to the Fall semester.
Courses are taught by TCD faculty and ISA students enroll directly with local and international students. All courses are taught in English.
*If you choose to enroll in 1 or more courses from the Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science or the Faculty of Health Sciences you will be required to pay an additional fee. Please speak with the Ireland Program Manager immediately for more information.
Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.30.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
There is no language prerequisite for this program.
Students must include with the standard ISA application:
Students must have at least junior standing (third year) at their home university at the time of participation. Students must have completed a minimum of two semesters at a 4-year university at time of application. Some exceptions may apply, please contact the Program Manager for more information.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.
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