Subject Progression Requirements
BA Joint Honours Full-Time (DN500)

 

This information is for students who are entering Stage 2 in the academic session 2016-17

 

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GROUP A

ART HISTORY

ECONOMICS

GREEK AND ROMAN CIVILISATION

IRISH FOLKLORE

LINGUISTICS

PORTUGUESE* 

GROUP B

GREEK

HISTORY

MUSIC

STATISTICS

GROUP C

GERMAN

INFORMATION AND SOCIAL COMPUTING

PHILOSOPHY

IRISH STUDIES

LATIN

MATHEMATICAL STUDIES

SPANISH 

GROUP D

ARCHAEOLOGY

ENGLISH

POLITICS

GROUP E

 ITALIAN

MODERN IRISH

SOCIOLOGY

GROUP F

CELTIC CIVILISATION

FRENCH

GEOGRAPHY

PSYCHOLOGY*

 

NOTES 

Students are registered to either a single subject major (with prior permission) or a joint major.  

*Psychology cannot be studied after Stage 1 as part of DN500.  Students may avail of elective modules in Psychology subject to the university’s regulations on the taking of electives. 

*Portuguese cannot be studied after Stage 1 as part of DN500.  Students may avail of elective modules in Portuguese subject to the university’s regulations on the taking of electives. 

Reference to ‘50 credits’ or ’25 credits’ in the document below is a reference to the minimum credit required in the single subject major or joint major in Stage 2.  Students also have 10 credits of electives to allocate.  These may also be taken in the subjects of the single subject major or the joint major. Students will also take 50 or 25 credits in their Single Subject or Joint Major respectively, and 10 credits worth of electives, in Stage 3.

BA Joint Honours Full-Time (DN500)
Progression from Stage 1 to Stage 2
 

Archaeology (ARCH) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

 

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

Only students who made successful applications directly to the school

Yes

Progression

Straightforward progression – students may progress with Archaeology in Stage 2 having passed any two Archaeology modules offered in Stage 1.

 

Art History (AH) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Art History in Stage 2 having passed AH 10040 Tools of Art History and one other Art History module offered in Stage 1.

 

Celtic Civilisation (CCIV) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Straightforward progression – students may progress with Celtic Civilisation in Stage 2 having passed any modules offered in the Celtic Civilisation structure in Stage 1.

 

Economics (ECON) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

Only students who made successful applications directly to the school

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Economics in Stage 2 having passed ECON 10010 Principles of Microeconomics and ECON10030 Introduction to Quantitative Economics.

Please note: ECON 10020 Principles of Macroeconomics is a compulsory module and must be passed prior to degree completion. Students are strongly recommended to pass ECON10020 during Stage 1.

 

English (ENG) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

Only students who made successful applications directly to the school

Yes

Progression

In order to progress with English in Stage 2, students must have passed the two core English modules offered in Stage 1: students who wish to progress must have passed ENG 10050 Literature in Context 1 and ENG 10060 Literature in Context 2.

 

French & Francophone Studies (FR) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with French in Stage 2 having passed two modules in French offered at Stage 1.  Students wishing to progress must have passed FR10070 French Grammar and Expression plus one other French module offered in Stage 1. 

 

Geography (GEOG) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Straightforward progression – students may progress with Geography in Stage 2 having passed any two Geography modules offered in Stage 1.

 

German (GER) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

FOR BEGINNERS: Students wishing to progress with German in Stage 2 must have passed GER 10100 German Beginners A and GER 10110 German Beginners B.
FOR NON-BEGINNERS: Students wishing to progress in German in Stage 2 must have passed
GER 10020 German Language Ib plus one other German module offered in Stage 1.

 

Greek Mode B (GRK) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students wishing to progress to Stage 2 are required to have passed the 10 credit core module GRK 10090.

 

 

Greek and Roman Civilisation (GRC) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Straightforward progression – students may progress with Greek and Roman Civilisation in Stage 2 having passed any two Greek and Roman Civilisation modules offered in Stage 1.

 

History (HIS) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

Only students who made successful applications directly to the school

Yes

Progression

Straightforward progression – students may progress with History in Stage 2 having passed any two History modules offered in Stage 1.

 

Information and Library Studies (ILS) 

DN500

Joint Major

(30 credits)

 

Availability

Yes

Progression

Straightforward progression – students may progress with Information and Library Studies in Stage 2 having passed any two of the Information and Social Computing modules offered in Stage 1.

Special Note

This is a special joint major in that you MUST take 30 credits from the Information and Library Studies Programme and not the usual minimum 25 credits.

 

Information and Social Computing (IS) 

DN500

Major

(50credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Straightforward progression – students may progress with Information and Social Computing in Stage 2 having passed any two of the Information and Social Computing modules offered in Stage 1.

 


Irish Folklore (IRFL) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Irish Folklore in Stage 2 having passed both core Irish Folklore modules offered in Stage 1.

 

Irish Studies (IRST) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Irish Studies in Stage 2 having passed both core Irish Studies modules offered in Stage 1.

 

Italian Studies (ITAL) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Italian in Stage 2 having passed two modules in Italian offered in Stage 1. Students wishing to progress must have passed ITAL10030 Italian Language 1b plus one other Italian module offered in Stage 1.

 

Latin Mode A (LAT) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

In order to progress to Stage 2, students must have passed the ten-credit core module LAT20140 Intermediate Latin offered in Stage 1.

 

Latin Mode B (LAT) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students wishing to progress to Stage 2 are required to have passed the 10 credit core module LAT 10090

 


Linguistics (LING) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Linguistics in Stage 2 having passed any two modules offered in Linguistics in Stage 1

*Please note: students are advised to take LING 10040 Words and Sentences to avail of all possible options in Stage 2. Please contact the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics for further information.

 

 

Mathematical Studies (MST) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Mathematical Studies in Stage 2 having passed MST 10010 Calculus I and MST 10030 Linear Algebra I offered in Stage 1.
It is strongly recommended that students take all four Level 1 modules offered in Stage 1.

 

Modern Irish (IR) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Modern Irish in Stage 2 having passed IR 10040 Teanga Na Gaeilge plus one other Level 1 Modern Irish module offered in Stage 1.

 

Music (MUS) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

Students interested in this option should contact the School of Music for information on transferring to the BMus after Stage 1.

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Music in Stage 2 having MUS 10160 Music Theory and Musicianship I and MUS 10170 Music Theory and Musicianship II offered in Stage 1.
Please note: students will be required to pass all four Level 1 Music modules offered in Stage 1 prior to degree completion.

 

Philosophy (PHIL) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

Only students who made successful applications directly to the school

Yes

Progression

Straightforward progression – students may progress with Philosophy in Stage 2 having passed any two Philosophy modules offered in Stage 1.

 

Politics (POL) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

Only students who made successful applications directly to the school

Yes

Progression

Students wishing to take up Politics at Stage 2 must have passed INRL10010 and POL10160.

 

Portuguese (PORT) 

DN500

Major
(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

No

Progression

Portuguese can only be taken as electives after Stage 1 subject to the University policy on elective provision.

 

Psychology (PSY) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

No

Progression

Psychology can only be taken as electives after Stage 1 subject to the University policy on elective provision.

 

Sociology (SOC) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students may progress with Sociology in Stage 2 having passed any two of the Sociology modules offered in Stage 1.
Please note: SOC 10010 Foundations of Sociological Thought is a compulsory module and must be passed prior to degree completion.

 

Spanish (SPAN) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

FOR BEGINNERS:  Students who wish to progress with Spanish in Stage 2 must have passed SPAN10140 Intensive ab initio Spanish 1a and SPAN10150 Intensive ab initio Spanish 1 b.

FOR NON-BEGINNERS: Students may progress with Spanish in Stage 2 having passed two modules in Spanish offered in Stage 1. Students who wish to progress must have passed SPAN10050 Spanish Language 1b and one other Spanish module offered in Stage 1.

 

Statistics (STAT) 

DN500

Major

(50 credits)

Joint Major

(25 credits)

Availability

No

Yes

Progression

Students who wish to progress with Statistics in Stage 2 must have passed STAT 10050 Intro to Statistical Modelling and STAT 10060 Statistical Modelling in Stage 1.