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 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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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...

Comment Course Practicalities.
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 dissertation in close consultation with your supervisor.
Course Content

Expand+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 cultural contexts that ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The MA in Irish Writing and Film is made up of five taught modules (Part I) and a dissertation (Part II), which together form 90 credits.

Writers studied include Jonathan Swift, Edmund Burke, Maria Edgeworth, Gerald Griffin, James Clarence Mangan,...

Assessment Method Continuous assessment of written assignments, in-class assignments, seminar participation and presentation, research journal, literature and IT review, and research presentation.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+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 lays strong foundations for stud...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Maureen O'Connor
+353 (0) 21 4902586
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