Irish Celtic Studies & Folklore - Irish Folklore & Ethnology

University College Dublin


Course Name Irish Celtic Studies & Folklore - Irish Folklore & Ethnology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z253 Z254
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

MA Irish Folklore & Ethnology FT (Z253)
Deadline Rolling *

MA Irish Folklore & Ethnology PT (Z254)
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 Year Full-Time (Z253) or 2 Years Part-Time (Z254).
Course Fee MA Irish Folklore & Ethnology (Z253) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7610
nonEU fee per year - € 20500

MA Irish Folklore & Ethnology (Z254) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4570
nonEU fee per year - € 10250

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website.
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Financial Support

Expand+Irish Folklore offers a number of scholarships for graduate students in the subject, including the Máire Mac Neill Scholarship, the Onfel and Isobel Thomas Scholarship (for students wishing to incorporate a course of study at a Scandinavian universi...

Entry Requirements

Expand+In the normal course, entry requirements will consist of an undergraduate degree in the Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences with a minimum 2.1 or an equivalent of a UCD GPA of 3.08 (NFQ Level 8). The School may also consider applicants with equivalen...

Comment Facilities and Resources
This MA is unique in the level of access it offers students to the Irish National Folklore Collection, one of the biggest and most highly regarded collections of its kind in the world. The MA is delivered in co-operation with staff in the National Folklore Collection, thus providing students with the opportunity to explore this rich corpus of primary source material in their studies and in their research.
Course Content

Expand+MA Irish Folklore & Ethnology
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MA Irish Folklore and Ethnology is a recently established programme which offers students the chance to acquire in-depth knowledge of a unique and vibrant aspect of Irish c...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This programme involves two core modules, Advanced Research I and II, both of them taught modules which provide you with a grounding in the methodologies, practicalities and theoretical frameworks of Folkloristics and Folklore Studies. Your remaining...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

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Given the nature and reach of the subject, graduates in Irish Folklore and Ethnology can be found across a broad range of occupations and organisations, including heritage institutions, tradition archives, museums and cultura...

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