Philosophy & Literature

University College Dublin


Course Name Philosophy & Literature
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W305 W306
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

Grad Dip Philosophy & Literature FT (W305)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

Grad Dip Philosophy & Literature PT (W306)
Duration 2 Years
Attend Part Time
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 1 Year Full Time, 2 Years Part Time.
Course Fee GradDip Philosophy & Literature (W305) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 6090
nonEU fee per year - € 13670

GradDip Philosophy & Literature (W306) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 3930
nonEU fee per year - € 6840

***Fees are subject to change
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Entry Requirements You will need:
- An undergraduate degree in either Philosophy or a Literature.

- If the undergraduate degree is in literature, you should have at least two courses in literary theory, each with a grade of at least B - (60%).

- An overall grade of B - (60%) in your undergraduate degree (to be confirmed by a transcript);

- Two academic letters of reference;

- A sample of philosophical or literary-theoretical writing, such as an undergraduate essay.
Comment Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
Course Content

Expand+GradDip Philosophy & Literature
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)

The Grad Dip in Philosophy and Literature is designed to offer graduates of either philosophy or literature (English and other literatures) the opportunity to study the man...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students have to take the 'flagship' module, 'Philosophy and Literature', co-taught by a philosopher and a literary theorist. In addition, students must take two further modules: (i) 'Philosophy of the Emotions', (ii) 'Merleau-Ponty'.

The other th...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
It is very difficult to generalise about the career paths of our MA graduates. A small number continue into PhD programmes both at UCD and abroad. Others have gone into journalism, the civil service, arts management, secondary school teaching, and the corporate world.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Margaret Brady
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 81
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