Childrens Literature

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Childrens Literature
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code DPTEN-CHLI-1F09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September 2019
Application Date Closing Date 30 April 2019
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Duration 1 year Full-Time
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Entry Requirements Applicants should have a good honors degree (at least an upper second or a GPA of at least 3.3). A sample of the candidate's own critical writing (3,000-5,000 words) is also required.
Number of Places 25
Course Content

Expand+Children's literature is recognised as a remarkable and dynamic part of literary and social culture. This course, the first full-time one year taught Masters programme in an Irish university, offers graduates in English or related disciplines the opp...

Subjects Taught

Expand+There are three elements:

i) Perspectives and Case Studies in Children's Literature (core module),

ii) Optional modules:
• Agency and Empowerment in Literature for Young Adults
• Material Culture in Children’s Literature
• Modern Fantasy: de...

Assessment Method Assessment is through four 5,000-6,000 word essays and a 15,000-18,000 word dissertation.
Further Enquiries Course Director
Dr Jane Carroll, Dr Pádraic Whyte
T: +353-1-896 1934/1224
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