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Philosophy and Literature

University College Dublin

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

The MA in Philosophy and Literature from University College Dublin will be useful for any job requiring a subtle understanding of debate and disagreement, or requiring close attention to texts, especially in the cultural sector.

Overview

Career 

It is very difficult to generalise about the career paths of the Philosophy and Literature MA graduates from University College Dublin. 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.

  • Unique combination of philosophy and literature
  • Close attention from dissertation supervisor
  • Vibrant academic and social community.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Newman - a philosophical perspective
  • Themes in American Philosophy
  • Feminism & Gender Theory
  • Heidegger from Dasein to the Kehre
  • Concepts of Modernity
  • Theory of Gender & Sexuality
  • Translation Theory.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must present 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.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 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 - €4,950
  • 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

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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