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Literature and Culture

University College Dublin

12 months
Duration
20500 EUR/year
7610 EUR/year
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About

The MA in Literature & Culture is our flagship MA programme in English-language Literature and Culture at the University College Dublin. Students work with leading international scholars and world-class teachers, who have expertise in a wide range of areas, from the literature of the Middle Ages to the modern and contemporary.

Overview

The programme at the University College Dublin provides an intensive combination of taught courses and supervised research, designed to develop students’ skills and confidence as scholars and critics of literature and its contexts. Current courses include seminars in Medieval and Renaissance LIterature, 18th and 19th-Century Literature and Culture, Contemporary American Poetics, Modernism, World Literature, Social Network Analysis, and Research Methods. 

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gender and Sexuality in Theory and Representation
  • World-Systems,World-Literature
  • Irish Poetry: Representing Self and Other
  • Joyce, Ulysses
  • Contemporary US Genre Fiction: Intersection, Disruption, Protest
  • American Lyric: Document and Memoir

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General 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 two academic references are also required. Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7610 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7610 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU fee per year - €4,570
  • Non-EU fee per year - €10,250

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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