English - Modernities - American & British Literature & Film

University College Cork


Course Name English - Modernities - American & British Literature & Film
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE29
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.

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Duration 1 year, full time (12 months)
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Entry Requirements

Expand+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 cognate subje...

Comment Course Practicalities.
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 supervisor.
Course Content

Expand+This MA introduces students to the advanced study of American and British literature and film, from the eighteenth century to the present day. Under the guidance of leading scholars in their fields, students will encounter some of the most influentia...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The MA in English (Modernities) consists of two parts: a taught course and a dissertation.

Programme Requirements

Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I (50 credits)
EN6009 Contemporary Literary Research: Skills, Methods and Strategie...

Assessment Method Continuous assessment including written assignments, in-class assignments, seminar participation and presentation, research journal, literature and IT review and research presentation. You will have four written assessments (2000 words each) in the Modernities module and seminar participation.
Number of Credits 90 Credits
Careers or Further Progression This course will provide you with an advanced understanding of three important periods in literary history and knowledge of the theoretical tools required fully to understand those periods. 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 Contact details for this course
Professor Alex Davis
+ 353 21 4902185 / 4902241
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