Philosophy & Literature

University College Dublin


Course Name Philosophy & Literature
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W179 W180
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, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MA Philosophy & Literature FT (W179)
1 Years

Full Time

Rolling *

MA Philosophy & Literature PT (W180)
2 Years

Part Time

Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 Year Full Time - W179 (Masters)
2 Years Part Time - W180 "
Course Fee

Expand+MA Philosophy & Literature (W179) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7055
nonEU fee per year - € 19200

MA Philosophy & Literature (W180) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4590
nonEU fee per year - € 9600

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must present an undergraduate degree in either Philosophy or a Literature. If the undergraduate degree is in literature, you should have at least two courses in literary theory, each with a grade of at least B- (60%). An overall grade of B...

Course Content

Expand+MA Philosophy & Literature
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MA in Philosophy and Literature will be useful for any job requiring a subtle understanding of debate and disagreement, or requiring close attention to texts, especially in th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students have to take the 'flagship' module, 'Philosophy and Literature', co-taught by a philosopher and a literary theorist. In addition, students must take two further modules. Please see website for details.

The other three modules are to be t...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
It is very difficult to generalise about the career paths of our MA graduates. A small number continue into PhD programmes both at UCD and abroad. Others have gone into journalism, the civil service, arts management, secondary school teaching, and the corporate world.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Margaret Brady
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 8186
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