English - Texts & Contexts - Medieval to Renaissance

University College Cork


Course Name English - Texts & Contexts - Medieval to Renaissance
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE31
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: 13 September 2021
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Duration 1 year, full time
Course Fee EU FEES 2021
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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 honours primary degree result of Second Class Honours Grade 1 (2H1) level or higher or equivalent qualification in Engl...


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The seminars for the taught core programme of the MA Texts and Contexts: Medieval to Renaissance consist of two two-hour sessions per week. Each seminar will concentrate on the close reading of primary texts and on contextual i...

Course Content

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This MA offers students the opportunity to explore the full variety and contexts of Old English, Middle English, and Renaissance literature from the islands of Britain and Ireland, as well the afterlives and legacies of these literary...

Subjects Taught

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The subject modules and the Literary Research Skills module comprise the taught element of the MA and run from October to March. The subject modules introduce students to the specific thematic area of their choice. The Literary Rese...

Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates of the MA Texts and Contexts: Medieval to Renaissance will be linguistically and critically-adept writers and researchers, capable of advanced scholarly research. Our graduates have the skills and abilities i...

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