English - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name English - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA11 CKA10
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 in Arts
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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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
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.

2. Apply Online
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Duration 1 year Full-time; 2 years 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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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 study the subject English intensively over one academic year. The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conv...

Comment Course Practicalities
Depending on modules selected, class contact time in lectures and seminars will be approximately 10 hours per week, with considerably more than this devoted to directed study (primary and secondary reading and preparation for classes, completion of coursework etc.) outside class hours.
Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Arts English is a postgraduate qualification intended for students who already have a degree in another subject and who wish to study English intensively. You study a range of second- and third-year English under...

Subjects Taught

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European and American cinema
Irish literature
American literature
Shakespeare
Mediaeval and Renaissance writing
Victorian literature
Modernism and postmodernism
Critical theory
Drama
Poe...

Assessment Method Assessment methods vary depending on modules taken, but include in-class tests or final exams, take-home essays, oral presentations, on-line journals or portfolios, and preparation and contribution in class.
Careers or Further Progression

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Students gain extensive knowledge of numerous areas of literature in English and different approaches to the study of literature. You will be given numerous opportunities to develop your oral and written communication ...

Further Enquiries Dr. Ken Rooney
e: k.rooney@ucc.ie
t: +353 21 4903292
http://www.ucc.ie/en/english/

Jennifer Crowley
e: j.crowley@ucc.ie
t: +353 21 490 2664
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