Philosophy - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name Philosophy - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA21 CKA31
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip in Arts
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

Once you have chosen your co...

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Duration Full-time 1 year
Part-time 2 years by day
CKA21 Full-time; CKA31 Part-time

This is a one-year, full-time or two-year, part-time taught programme. During the two teaching periods (September to March) you will take twelve taught modules (5 credits, 2 hours each of weekly lectures).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+It is intended for those who already have a degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences.

The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion programme and applicants would not normally have studied the relevant subject to Honours Degree level pr...

Course Content

Expand+The one-year Higher Diploma in Philosophy gives you a rare chance to study western as well as eastern philosophy. You will study different philosophical concepts and theories, from issues of mind and consciousness, action and politics, ethics and aes...

Assessment Method For each seminar class, you must prepare the set readings and complete the required coursework. Modules are typically assessed by written essays and end-of-year or in-class exams. The assessment of many modules also includes attendance and/or participation segments.
Number of Credits Higher Diploma 60 ECTS credits
Careers or Further Progression

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Throughout the course, we emphasise that philosophy is not just something that you learn about, rather, it is also something that you do. To this end, we offer a number of courses that enable students to develop phil...

Further Enquiries Colette Connolly
c.connolly@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 2588
http://www.ucc.ie/en/philosophy/postgrad/

Dr. Alessandro Salice
alessandro.salice@ucc.ie
+ 353 (0)21 490 3871
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