Palaeography & Manuscript-based Research

University College Cork


Course Name Palaeography & Manuscript-based Research
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CC6008
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Application Date Closing Date: 26th of July 2019
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Duration This module is running in Semester 2.
Provisional Class Dates: 17th, 23rd, 24th January 2020 and 7th February 2020.

Orientation time and venue will be confirmed closer to the date.
Course Fee €650 for the module and an application fee of €35.
Entry Requirements Requirements
As part of UCC's commitment to Continuing Professional Development, (CPD), approved candidates may take one-off modules and be provided with a transcript of marks, subject to capacity and availability.

Entry Requirements:
A second class honours undergraduate degree in the historical humanities or a related field.
Comment Qualifications: CPD Module.
Course Content

This CPD is aimed at those wishing to receive training in reading parchment manuscripts, whether Medieval or Modern. A wide range of manuscripts compiled in Ireland will be discussed including Old, Middle and Modern Irish texts as well as ...

Subjects Taught Module Content:
Palaeography training and research on a topic agreed with the Department.

Themes covered:
Palaeography and Codicology;
Insular Scripts and Scribal Techniques;
Late Medieval and Humanist Scripts;
The Corpus of Medieval Irish Manuscripts;
Modern Irish Manuscript Tradition;
Digital Technology and Manuscript Research.
Assessment Method Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (Project of 3,000-5,000 words).

Compulsory Elements: Students are required to attend the September Workshop (prior to registration), Continuous Assessment.
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries Contact details
Dr Caitriona O Dochartaigh, Department of Early and Medieval Irish.
+353 (0)21 490 3357

CPD Applications
+353 (0)21 490 3224
Location Class rooms will be confirmed in due course.
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