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Trinity College Dublin

College Green, Dublin City South, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Trinity College Dublin offers an eclectic range of lifelong learning courses. Search Nightcourses.com to find adult education courses at TCD.

Trinity College Dublin, located in the heart of Dublin city, is steeped in scholarly and national history. Today it remains Ireland’s highest ranked university and within the world’s top one hundred. TCD provides an excellent variety of courses throughout areas in the Arts and Humanities, Business, Law, Engineering, Science and Health Sciences.

Lifelong learning is a continual process that anyone can avail of. It could be for personal interest or professional development. Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, offers a wide range of evening and short courses in many different fields which result in the gaining of new ideas, new knowledge, and in some instances, new qualifications.

Today, the continuing nature of education is more important than ever. Old skills become obsolete, new skills come to be in high demand. The people who can
participate most effectively in our fast paced modern society are those who are most open to new ideas, most adaptable and willing to continually re-educate
themselves and broaden their perspectives.

In addition to degree and diploma courses, there is a wide range of short courses to choose from at Trinity, from history of art to social work, philosophy to psychology, Greek and Roman mythology and religion to physics and a wide variety of languages among others.

 

 

 

BOTANY - An Introduction to Woodcarving

Well known Sculptor Conleth Gent (www.conlethgent.ie) will be running a woodcarving course two hours per day 11 am-1 pm, one day a week over a five-week period based in the Trinity Botanic Gardens at Dartry, Dublin 6 (nearest Luas Station, Milltown). Conleth Gent has exhibited widely throughout Ireland and has been a multi-award winner at Sculpture…

BOTANY- Practical Course in Botanical Art

Visual artist and Botanical art teacherIda Mitrani (www.irishbotanicalartists.ie/members-gallery/ida-mitrani) (www.idamitrani.org) will be running a two-day practical course in botanical drawing and watercolour illustration based in the Trinity Botanic Gardens at Dartry, Dublin 6 (nearest Luas Station, Milltown). Ida is a member of the Irish Society of Botanical Artists and exhibits regularly in Ireland. Some of her…

English Literature

This English Literature course will provide an introduction to major authors of poetry, drama and prose through close examination of selected texts, chosen from among those prescribed for the Leaving Certificate. The course will be of special interest to teachers and pupils preparing for the examination but the lectures will be directed towards a more general…

Literature

From January to April, the School hosts a series of lectures which adopt a thematic approach to the study of literature. The chosen theme varies from year to year, offering members of the public the opportunity to consider English literary works from a variety of fresh and thought-provoking perspectives. Themes covered in recent years have…

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule for the Clinical Setting (Online Course)

ADOS-2 is a semi-structured, standardised assessment of communication, social interaction, play/imaginative use of materials and restricted and repetitive behaviours for individuals who have been referred because of possible autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Fundamentally new to the ADOS-2 than ADOS-G are the procedures involved in the algorithm computation and the Comparison Score for module 1 through…

A Course on Babylon/NEW

This is a new course being offered by the School of Histories and Humanities, visit the website for the most up to date information: https://histories-humanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses Lecturer: Dr Selga Medenieks. You may apply online or by phone* as follows: ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online at www.historieshumanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses  AFTER enrolments open for each…

Ancient Anatolia from the Hittites to King Croesus

This module provides an introduction to the ancient cultures of Anatolia (Asia Minor/Modern Turkey) and their history, archaeology and art. The diverse people of this important Mediterranean region are less well-known than their Near Eastern counterparts to the south and Greek contemporaries to the west, but equally impressive. Beginning with the Hittites and covering kingdoms…

Gender: History, Culture and Representation

‘The story is no longer about the things that have happened to women and men and how they have reacted to them; instead it is about how the subjective and collective meanings of women and men as categories of identity have been constructed.’ (Joan Scott, Gender and the Politics of History, New York, 19988, p.6).…

Greek and Roman Mythology and Religion Part I

What is myth? How do myths deal with fundamental human concerns about who we are and the world we live in? This module is an introduction to the major myths of the classical world using the full range of primary source material: literary, artistic and archaeological. It explores the functions of myth within society and…

Greek and Roman Mythology and Religion Part II

What is myth? How do myths deal with fundamental human concerns about who we are and the world we live in? What is the relationship between myth and religion? Why did the Greeks and Romans worship many gods, believe in oracles, or perform animal sacrifice? This lecture only module is an introduction to the major…

Introduction to Greek Art and Architecture

This module offers an introductory survey of the development and major artistic and artistic achievements of Greek architecture, sculpture and painting from the Greek Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period. The module places art and architecture in its social, political and cultural context. It explores themes such as the representation of the human form, the…

Introduction to Greek History

This course provides an introductory survey of the history of the Greek world, from the Greek Archaic age to the Hellenistic period. The main trends and issues of this period will be explored through major themes such as colonisation, imperialism, war, the Athenian invention of democracy, and the rise of Alexander. Lecturer: Dr Shane Wallace.…

Introduction to Roman Art and Architecture

There are a limited number of places available on this course. This lecture-only module is an introductory survey of the development and major artistic and technical achievements of Greek and Roman architecture, sculpture and painting. The course places art and architecture in its social, political and cultural context. It explores themes such as the representation…

Introduction to Roman History

This lecture-only module provides an introductory survey of the history of the Greek and Roman world, from the Greek Archaic age (c.700 BC) to the death of Augustus in AD 14. The main trends and issues of this period will be explored including colonisation, imperialism, war, the Athenian invention of democracy, the rise of Alexander,…

Ancient Greek Language and Culture – Beginners

This evening course will run subject to sufficient numbers enrolling – there will be a limited number of places available. This course offers a comprehensive appraisal of the language of ancient Greece. It also explores some central features of Ancient Greek literature. In this course we aim to examine the cultural context surrounding classical Greek…

Ancient Greek Language and Culture – Intermediate

This evening course will run subject to sufficient numbers enrolling – there will be a limited number of places available. In this intermediate course learning and reading ancient Greek is combined with an exploration of literature and culture. Building on the basics of Greek grammar acquired at Beginners level, we will consolidate foundations to begin…

Beginners Modern Greek Language

This evening Greek Language course will run subject to sufficient numbers enrolling – there will be a limited number of places available. You may apply online or by phone* as follows: ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online www.historieshumanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses AFTER enrolments open for each term. By telephone: Please text ‘APPLY FOR COURSE’…

Latin Language and Culture – Beginners

This course will run subject to sufficient numbers enrolling – there will be a limited number of places available. This evening course offers a comprehensive appraisal of the language of ancient Rome. It also explores some central features of Latin literature. In this course, we aim to examine the cultural context surrounding classical Latin and…

Latin Language and Culture – Intermediate

This evening course will run subject to sufficient numbers enrolling – there will be a limited number of places available. An intermediate reading course in Latin is combined with an exploration of Roman life and literature. Starting with a swift review of the basics of Latin grammar, we will aim to begin reading unadapted works…

Post-Beginners Modern Greek Language

This evening Greek Language course will run subject to sufficient numbers enrolling – there will be a limited number of places available. You may apply online or by phone* as follows: ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online at www.historieshumanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses AFTER enrolments open for each term. By telephone: Please text ‘APPLY FOR…

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Dublin City South, Dublin
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