Irish Christianity - The Beginnings of Early Christianity

University College Cork


Course Name Irish Christianity - The Beginnings of Early Christianity
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE19 CKE42
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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Expand+CKE19: Full-time 1 year
CKE42: Part-time option over 2 years

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.

Course Practicalities
The programme may be studied full time (over 12 months) or part-time (over 24 m...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates should normally hold an honours primary degree with Second Class Honours Grade 1 (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Candidates who hold a primary degree with a Second Class Honours Grade 2 will also be considered subject to the...

Comment Academic Staff in the Department of Early and Medieval Irish:
• John Carey
• Kevin Murray
• Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh
• Emma Nic Cárthaigh

Academic Staff in other Departments:
• Tomás Ó Carragáin
• Marie-Annick Desplanques
• Damian Bracken
• Vicky Janssens
• David Woods
Course Content

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This programme provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the religious culture and spirituality of early medieval Ireland, from the conversion to Christianity down to the end of the twelfth century. The new religion trans...

Assessment Method The taught modules are assessed by continuous assessment and/or by end-of-year examinations. In the supervised-study modules, assessment is by essay/project; in the research presentation, public delivery to an academic audience is also assessed.

Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2013 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules.
Careers or Further Progression

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An MA degree in The Beginnings of Irish Christianity, besides preparing a student for further study in the field of Celtic Studies, can also provide an additional qualification ? and a mark of distinction ? for student...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Caitriona O Dochartaigh
+353 21 490 3357

Ms. Ciara Ní Churnáin
+353-21-490 3360
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