English - Irish Writing & Film

University College Cork


Course Name English - Irish Writing & Film
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE28
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
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 One year full time
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Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to an MA programme within the School of English, an applicant will normally possess a primary degree result of Second Class Honours Grade 1 (2H1) level or higher or equivalent qualification in English or a...


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The course involves a combination of seminars, information sessions, directed study, consultation, presentations, self-directed study and associated reading and research. You will undertake independent research for your dissert...

Course Content

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The MA in Irish Writing and Film will introduce you to an exceptionally rich body of cultural texts whose breadth and diversity continues to generate scholarly debate. With expert guidance, you will discover the historical and cultura...

Subjects Taught

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EN6009 Contemporary Literary Research: Skills, Methods and Strategies (10 credits)
FX6010 Irish Cinema: History, Contexts, Aesthetics (10 Credits)

Three of the following four Modules:
EN6047 Irish Culture: Colonial, Postcolonial Transna...

Careers or Further Progression

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This course will prepare you for a career that demands skills in independent thinking, effective writing, critical and creative approaches to problem-solving and an understanding of culture in a broad sense.

The MA ...

Further Enquiries Dr. Heather Laird
e: h.laird@ucc.ie
t: +353 21 4902583

Dr. Maureen O'Connor
t: +353 (0) 21 4902586
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