English - Modernities - American & British Literature & Film

University College Cork


Course Name English - Modernities - American & British Literature & Film
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MAEML
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: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year, full time
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €6,130.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400
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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 I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or higher or equivalen...


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The course involves a combination of seminars, consultation, presentations and directed study as well as associated reading. You will carry out independent research for your dissertation in close consultation with your supervis...

Course Content

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This MA introduces students to the advanced study of American and British literature and other cultural forms, from the eighteenth century to the present day, as well as to a selection of European and American theoretical works pertai...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits as follows:
Part I (50 credits)
EN6009 Contemporary Literary Research: Skills, Methods and Strategies (10 credits)
EN6028 Theories of Modernity (10 credits)

30 credits from:
EN6025 Literary and Cultural Moderni...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
This course will provide you with an advanced understanding of an important period in literary and cultural history and knowledge of the theoretical tools required fully to understand this period. It will also equip you with a range of research skills designed to prepare you to present academic research in a variety of forms to a professional standard.
Further Enquiries Professor Alex Davis
e: a.davis@ucc.ie
t: + 353 21 4902185 / 4902241
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