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University of Limerick

M.A.
12 months
Duration
12884 EUR/year
5912 EUR/year
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About

The MA Programme in English at University of Limerick provides opportunities and skills for the advanced study of literatures in English, literary and cultural theory, and textual practices.

Overview

Program Details

On the MA English Programme offered by University of Limerick  students will develop expertise in self-directed learning and the pursuit of independent research as they also become familiar with current critical conversations in such areas as Irish studies, migration studies, modernism, postcolonialism, gender and sexuality studies, and early modern studies.

The aim of the programme:

  • To broaden and deepen the students' knowledge of literatures in English, literary and cultural theory, and textual practices;
  • To provide students with a knowledge of the cultural, political, and historical contexts of literary movements and genres;
  • To ensure that students can engage with current critical debates in the areas of, for example, modernism, post-colonialism, utopianism, gender and literature, and migration studies;
  • To enable students to develop their writing and editing skills in the production of a literary magazine;
  • To enhance students' analytical and critical thinking skills, to instruct them in the use of both traditional and technological research resources, and to provide them the opportunity of completing substantial original research;
  • To provide students with the opportunity and skills for independent research and self-directed learning;
  • To enhance students' career opportunities, including the provision of the knowledge and skills required to advance to doctoral degree studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Advanced Editing: Creating a Literary Journal
  • Literary Modernism
  • Gender & Sexuality in Irish Writing
  • Literature of Migration
  • Cultural Constructions of the Past
  • Literature, Film, and Human Rights
  • Research Methods in Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Thesis Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
    • English language qualification(s) if English is not your first language
    • Certified English translation of your transcripts/certificates where the original transcripts are in a language other than English
    • A personal satement
    • Two (2) academic letters of reference
    • A writing sample
    • A copy of your Birth Certificate (long document)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12884 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12884 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5912 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5912 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Year 2: EU/EEA 3,196 eur/ Non-EU/EEA 6,966 eur

Funding

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