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Children's Literature and Young Adult Literature

DCU Drumcondra

24 months
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7400 EUR/year
3600 EUR/year
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About

The Children's Literature and Young Adult Literature Masters programme at DCU Drumcondra offers a wide ranging course of study in the history and development of children's literature and introduces students to crucial areas of research. 

Overview

The Children's Literature and Young Adult Literature course at DCU Drumcondra concentrates on the art and the politics of children's literature, and students read widely amongst both established and popular fiction and poetry for children in their first year of study. 

Learning outcomes

They also examine visual narratives, Irish literature in English for young people, and provocative contemporary teenage fiction. In the second year, then, they concentrate on a specific area of research and, with guided supervision, write their dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • English 401 Part One: Children's literature of the long eighteenth century; Part Two: British and American children's classics of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • English 402 Visual narrative including picture books, illustrated works, animation, and film
  • English 403 Part One: Ireland and children's literature, the Irish revival; Part Two: Ireland and children's literature, the twentieth century
  • English 404 Politics and children's literature: Central critical arguments, approaches to literature, research methodology
  • English 405 Contemporary teenage fiction: Realism and fantasy in works written for young people.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who require a study visa for the purposes of gaining entry into Ireland are advised to apply as early as possible.  
  • If you need a study visa and are a Non EU/International student, you are not eligible to apply for part time programmes as study visas are only granted for full time programmes.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7400 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 EUR per year during 24 months.

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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