Irish - Early & Medieval Irish

University College Cork

 

Course Name Irish - Early & Medieval Irish
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE24 CKE08
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 3 September 2020
Application Date

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EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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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.

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Duration Full-time 1 year, Part-time 2 years.
CKE24 Full-time; CKE08 Part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

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Candidates should normally hold an honours primary degree with Second Class Honours Grade 1 (or equivalent) in Early and Medieval Irish, Celtic Civilisation or Gaeilge. Graduates from cognate disciplines will also be considered.

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For the full-time one-year option, you are required to choose modules to the value of 50 credits. Most modules have a value of 10 credits and involve weekly classes for the duration of the academic year (24 weeks). Depending on...

Course Content

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This course is concerned with Early Irish language and literature in the period from 600AD to 1200AD, and focuses on the study of language, grammar, texts, and their historical and literary contexts. Students are encouraged to develop...

Subjects Taught

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Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I
CC6003 Early Irish Texts (10 credits)

plus 40 credits from the following:
CC6004 Medieval Welsh (10 credits)
CC6005 Research Seminar (10 credits)
CC6006 Special Topic (10 credits)
CC600...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
An MA degree in Early and Medieval Irish, besides preparing you for further study in the field of Celtic Studies, can also provide an additional qualification — and a mark of distinction — for students pursuing advanced degrees in such fields as classics, English, history or medieval studies. It is also a useful qualification for those seeking employment in the heritage and broadcasting sectors.
Further Enquiries Dr. Kevin Murray
k.murray@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 3192
http://www.ucc.ie/acad/smg

Ms. Ciara Ní Churnáin
c.nichurnain@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 490 3360
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