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 HDAGA
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 13 September 2021
Application Date

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

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €6,130; €3,130 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,130 (Year 2 Part-time).
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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...

Subjects Taught Modules

Further details on the modules listed above can be found in our book of modules. Any modules listed above are indicative of the current set of modules for this course but are subject to change from year to year.

University Calendar

You can find the full academic content for the current year of any given course in our University Calendar.
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 Caitriona Ni Churtain
c.nichurtain.ucc.ie
00 353 21 4902340
http://www.ucc.ie/en/modern-irish/
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