English - Irish Writing and Film, M.A. | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
M.A. On Campus

English - Irish Writing and Film

12 months
16400 EUR/year
6130 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MA in English - Irish Writing and Film at University College Cork will introduce you to an exceptionally rich body of cultural texts whose breadth and diversity continues to generate scholarly debate.


Course Practicalities

The English - Irish Writing and Film course at University College Cork involves a combination of seminars, information sessions, directed study, consultation, presentations, self-directed study and associated reading and research. You will undertake independent research for your dissertation in close consultation with your supervisor.

Continuous assessment of written assignments, in-class assignments, seminar participation and presentation, research journal, literature and IT review, and research presentation.

Why choose this course

The course is unusual in integrating the study of Irish literature and film within a carefully designed academic programme and in teaching the entire history of Irish literature and film from the early eighteenth century to the present within innovatively designed modules. We offer you a unique opportunity to receive expert teaching in Irish culture while advancing new research and developing your own critical voice.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Irish Culture: Colonial, Postcolonial Transnational 
  • Gender and Sexuality 
  • Gothic to Modernism 
  • Space and Place in Irish Writing and Film
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for admission to an MA programme within the School of English, an applicant will normally possess a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) level or higher or equivalent qualification in English or a cognate subject. All candidates must satisfy a Selection Committee who may request applicants to provide letters of reference.
  • For North American students a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 is expected.

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.


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