English Drama & Film - Literature & Culture

University College Dublin


Course Name English Drama & Film - Literature & Culture
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z251 Z252
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) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MA Literature & Culture FT (Z251)
Deadline: Rolling *

MA Literature & Culture PT (Z252)
Deadline: Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration MA Literature & Culture FT (Z251): 1 Years Full Time
MA Literature & Culture PT (Z252): 2 Years Part Time
Course Fee MA Literature & Culture (Z251) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7610
nonEU fee per year - € 20500

MA Literature & Culture (Z252) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4570
nonEU fee per year - € 10250

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website.
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Financial Support Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.

Each year the School of English, Drama and Film offers a number of competitive tuition bursaries of 1,000 euro. Applicants with an offer of a place on one of the School's MA programmes are eligible to apply.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements
An honours undergraduate degree in English or in another cognate subject (NFQ Level 8) with a 2.1 classification (Second Class Honours, Grade One) or equivalent* is normally required. A sample of written work of c.3000 words and t...


Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (No...

Course Content

Expand+Graduate Taught (level 9 NFQ, credits 90)
The MA in Literature & Culture is our flagship MA programme in English-language literature and culture. Students work with leading international scholars and world-class teachers, who have expertise in a wid...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students on this programme take two core modules, Literary Research Methods’ and the MA Dissertation module, as well as four taught modules from their chosen specialist strand, choosing from a range of core and option modules.

Stage 1 - Core

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Our graduates progress to a wide range of interesting careers.
Some of our alumni opt to stay on for doctoral work with a view to career in academia. Most have gone on to work in a wide range of industries, including teaching, journalism, broadcasting, publishing, advertising, the Civil Service, libraries and archives, public relations, creative industries, cultural heritage, arts administration, banking, business and NGO and advocacy work.
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