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Print English - Modernities: American and British Literature and Film

University College Cork

12 months
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16400 EUR/year
6130 EUR/year
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About

This Print English - Modernities: American and British Literature and Film MA from the University College Cork introduces students to the advanced study of American and British literature and other cultural forms, from the eighteenth century to the present day, as well as to a selection of European and American theoretical works pertaining to the concept of ‘modernity’.

Overview

Under the guidance of leading scholars in their fields, students will encounter some of the most influential contemporary critical and theoretical models currently being applied to the notions of modernity and modernisation, and apply the ideas raised by these theories to a rich variety of works from the Romantic, Victorian, and modernist periods, and the later twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Learning outcomes

Print English - Modernities: American and British Literature and Film MA from the University College Cork programme involves a combination of seminars, consultation, presentations and directed study as well as associated reading. You will carry out independent research for your dissertation in close consultation with your supervisor.

Career

This course will provide you with an advanced understanding of an important period in literary and cultural history and knowledge of the theoretical tools required fully to understand this period. It will also equip you with a range of research skills designed to prepare you to present academic research in a variety of forms to a professional standard.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Literary Research: Skills, Methods and Strategies
  • Theories of Modernity
  • Literary and Cultural Modernisms
  • Postmodernism
  • Romanticism and Modernity
  • Victorian Modernities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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

  • To be considered for admission to an MA programme within the School of English, an applicant will normally possess a primary degree result of Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) 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

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Funding

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