Irish - Nua-Ghaeilge / Modern Irish - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name Irish - Nua-Ghaeilge / Modern Irish - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA24 CKA30
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
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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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Duration Full-time 1 year, Part-time over 2 years (by day).
CKA24 Full-time, CKA30 Part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

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It is intended for those who already have a 3 or 4 year primary degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences, and who wish to study one of the subject Nua-Ghaeilge/Modern Irish.

The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion...

Comment Course Practicalities
GA 3001 is a compulsory module on this course. It combines a weekly lecture on matters of language and grammar with a weekly tutorial and a weekly conversation class, and an oral examination at the end of the year. The weekly tutorial includes short assignments such as essays or translations for which marks are awarded which are included in the mark for this module at the end of the year.
Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Arts (Nua-Ghaeilge/Modern Irish) is a conversion course for those with a prior knowledge of Irish who want to study Irish to honours degree level.

It is aimed at graduates who may want to be considered for a m...

Assessment Method Most modules are examined at the end of the course; some (see Book of Modules) combine end-of-course examination with continuous assessment in the form of essays.
Careers or Further Progression

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Apart from obvious career opportunities in teaching and research, graduates of the Department of Modern Irish have, for example, been successful in gaining employment as writers and journalists, and as translators (ind...

Further Enquiries An tOllamh Padraig Ó Macháin
p.omachain@ucc.ie
00 353 21 4902340
http://www.ucc.ie/en/modern-irish/
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