Folklore - Irish Folklore

University College Cork

 

Course Name Folklore - Irish Folklore
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA04 CKA37
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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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 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time

CKA04 Full-time; CKA37 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 Folklore intensively over one academic year. The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conv...

Comment

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The Higher Diploma in Folklore is intended for those who already have a degree and who wish to study folklore intensively over one or two academic years, part-time. The course consists of modules to the value of 60 credits take...

Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Folklore gives you the opportunity to study everyday life in Ireland, in all of its rich diversity and its vast range of cultural expressions. Folklore, like its synonym popular culture, makes a study of everyday...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This course will give you the skills to:
trace the development of the discipline of Irish and European folklore

engage with various aspects of traditional and contemporary Irish culture

identify key genres in narrative, and recount the social ...

Assessment Method Assessment is carried out through a combination of continuous assessment, written assignments, and end-of-year examinations.
Careers or Further Progression

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In addition to developing archival and analytical skills, you will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of Irish popular culture, both past and present, in studying the stories, rituals, beliefs, traditions,...

Further Enquiries Dr. Marie-Annick Desplanques
e: ma.desplanques@ucc.ie
t: + 353 21 490 2992
https://www.ucc.ie/en/bealoideas/current/courses/

Blathnaid Begley
e: b.begley@ucc.ie
t: +353 21 490 3935
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