Children's & Young Adult Literature

Dublin City University


Course Name Children's & Young Adult Literature
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC696
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA
PAC Application Information

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All Applicants must submit

•Certified academic transcripts for each and every year of study, with certified English translations, if applicable

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Duration 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements


General Entry Requirements

This programme is open to applicants with an honours primary degree, minimum H2.1 (Level 8 NFQ) in a related subject. Applicants with an honours degree who do not meet the minimum entry of a H2.1 but can...

Course Content

Expand+The study of children’s literature at the School of English, Dublin City University, has its origins in the long tradition of scholarship in the discipline associated with two of the university’s incorporating colleges: the former Church of Irela...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules are subject to review and amendment. The modules below are provided for the purposes of illustration only:

Year 1:

•Histories and Contexts
•Theories, Critics, Research Methods
•Multimodal Texts
•International Children’s Lit...

Careers or Further Progression


Potential Careers

Some of our graduates have used the programme as a springboard into doctoral study and academia, while others have used the knowledge and skills acquired on the programme to inform their work as journalists, lecturers,...

Further Enquiries Programme Chair

The MA in Children’s and Young Adult Literature degree programme is chaired by Dr Keith O’Sullivan, associate professor in the School of English. He can be contacted by e-mail at or by telephone at +353 (0)1 700 6097
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