Celtic Civilisation - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name Celtic Civilisation - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA26 CKA36
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
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

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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Duration CKA26: Full-time 1 year
CKA36: Part-time 2 years by day

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

Expand+It is intended for those who already have a 3 or 4 year primary degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences, and who wish to the subject Celtic Civilisation intensively over one academic year. The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion p...

Comment Who teaches this course
Celtic Civilisation is taught by members of the Department of Early and Medieval Irish.
Academic Staff:
John Carey
Kevin Murray
Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh
Emma Nic Cárthaigh
Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Arts (Celtic Civilisation) is intended for those who already have a degree and who wish to study the literature and culture of the medieval Celtic countries intensively over one academic year full time, or two ac...

Subjects Taught

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• Exile and Longing: Early Celtic Lyric Poetry
• Celtic Saints
• The Brehon Laws
• The Celtic Languages
• Early Irish Spirituality
• Gender, Image and Identity in Medieval Ireland
• The Mabinogi: Legends o...

Assessment Method Celtic Civilisation modules are typically assessed through an in-class assessment and a final examination, both of which are in essay format. For module CC2010, you will undertake an extended research project which will be assessed based on an annotated bibliography (25% of total mark), a presentation to Department staff and fellow students (25%), and an essay (50%).
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
As well as serving as an ideal entry-point to Celtic Studies for those without a prior qualification who are considering postgraduate study in the subject, the Higher Diploma in Celtic Civilisation can 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 sector.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. John Carey
j.carey@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 2999
http://www.ucc.ie/academic/smg/

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