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Languages and Cultures

University College Cork

12 months
Duration
16400 EUR/year
6130 EUR/year
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About

The MA in Languages and Cultures is a flexible programme at University College Cork that aims to equip students with advanced language skills in one or more areas and to develop their expertise in intercultural communication and cultural transfer. 

Overview

This one-year MA course in Languages and Cultures (90 credits) at University College Cork will appeal to a wide range of people, including present and future language teachers, and those interested in language studies, linguistics and oral and written communication. The course begins in late September, with teaching ending in March. The thesis is submitted in early October. The course involves attendance at lectures and seminars, the writing of course papers and completion of other assessed tasks including presentations.

Learning outcomes

The core set of modules introduces students to key concepts needed for engagement in a global market-place: mobility and globalization; intercultural communication; cultural transfer and exchange. They also involve research training and development as well as a dissertation in the student’s area of choice.

Students can choose from modules designed to enhance professional skills and employability and deepen their knowledge of the target cultures in which they specialise; they will graduate from this programme with advanced knowledge and expertise in one or more language areas.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Journal and Presentation Skills
  • Mediterranean Cultures
  • Migration and Culture
  • Contemporary Translation Theory and Practice

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should normally have at least a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent in French, German, Italian, Hispanic Studies/Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or English.

  • Candidates with a Second Class Honours Grade I degree in language, linguistics or a cognate discipline completed through the medium of French, German, Italian, Hispanic Studies/Spanish, Chinese, Japanese,  Korean or English may also be considered following a review of their individual qualifications by the course committee.
  • Candidates who hold a Second Class Honours Grade II level may also be considered, based on the information provided in a supplementary statement and/or interview acceptable to the programme selection committee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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