Gaelic Literature & Culture - Online

University College Cork


Course Name Gaelic Literature & Culture - Online
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MAGLC
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA/PG Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to two courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Duration 1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time online.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €4,930; €2,530 (Year 1 part-time); €2,530 (Year 2 part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €7,300.

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Entry Requirements

Applications will be considered from graduates of all disciplines. Successful applicants will normally have a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or the equivalent.

Candidates who hold a Second Cl...


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A series of short introductory lectures will outline a roadmap of the objectives and content of the programme, including information on what will be expected of students and on how the course is to be run. Students must have co...

Course Content

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Our MA in Gaelic Literature (Online), offered by the Department of Modern Irish at UCC, provides students with an in-depth introduction to a distinctive body of literature, giving expression to the many identities of the Gaelic world,...

Subjects Taught

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The online MA in Gaelic Literature is an online programme running for 12 months (full-time), or for 24 months (part-time), from the date of first registration for the programme.

- In Part I students take 60 credits consisting of...

Assessment Method - Continuous assessment based on assignments such as discussion papers and reaction-pieces. There will also be the possibility for group-assignments based on the online forum described above, and making maximum use of existing online facilities such as Canvas.

- End-of-module essays based on texts and text-critical material addressed in the course.

- The submission of a 30-credit dissertation.
Number of Credits 90 Credits
Careers or Further Progression

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Upon successful completion of the MA in Gaelic Literature a student may elect to pursue further study to doctoral level. If such study is to be undertaken at UCC, students may choose to spend time abroad as part of the...

Further Enquiries Dr Ken O Donnchu
+ 353 (0)21 490 2607

Ms Siobhan Ni Dhonghaile
+353 (0)21 490 2607
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