Literature & Publishing

NUI Galway


Course Name Literature & Publishing
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1MLP1
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA
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Application Date WHEN TO APPLY:
NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee

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Financial Support Grants
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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
QQI Level 8 degree or equivalent, H2.2 overall with H2.1 in one subject. GPA 3.0 or equivalent. IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent if applicable. Please see website for any updates to these entry requirements.

Those who do not meet the minimum entry requirements may be admitted with relevant professional experience via a qualifying exam, or be admitted to the PDip.
Number of Places 20

1. Hands-on publishing experience: The literary journal ROPES is developed, edited, marketed, and produced by this programme’s students on an annual basis.

2. Industry speakers: Students have opportu...

Course Content

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This long-established and perennially popular MA remains Ireland’s only postgraduate programme dedicated to literature and publishing. It is a distinctive offering that explores the interfaces between writing and the marketplace, b...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Our graduates have launched successful careers in a range of fields, including publishing, advertising, bookselling, arts administration, social media management, and public relations. Employers across a variety of sectors value the transferrable communication, research, project management, teamwork, and critical thinking skills that are cultivated over the course of this MA.
Further Enquiries Dr Justin Tonra
T: +353 91 492 566
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