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¿Qué aprenderé?

This MA 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’. 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. Texts studied range from those of canonical Romantics, including P.B. and Mary Shelley, major Victorian authors such as Charles Dickens, the influential modernists Ezra Pound and Virginia Woolf, to innovative recent and contemporary poets, novelists, dramatists, and filmmakers. Among theorists of modernity, students can expect to explore the thought of significant nineteenth-century thinkers, including Carlyle, Nietzsche, Marx, Freud, and to examine twentieth/twenty-first-century cultural theory in such fields as deconstruction, ecofeminism, and transhumanism. The encounter with these thinkers and movements will aid the student in debating and developing a deeper understanding and appreciation of the broader culture in this era.

The MA in English (Modernities) consists of two parts: a taught course and a dissertation.

Skills and Careers Information

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.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
€16.400,00 (US$ 17.314) por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado June 2023

Más detalles

Fecha de inicio

12 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

University College Cork

College Road,

Cork,

Republic of Ireland

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applications will normally be considered from applicants whose qualifications are equivalent to a UCC Bachelor (Hons) degree and whose grades are equivalent to a UCC Second-Class Honours Grade 1 or Second-Class Honours Grade 2 as appropriate. Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Duolingo English Test: DET 110-115 + Skills Check, DET 120 or more eligible for full offer. IELTS: 6.5 Minimum individual sections 5.5. TOEFL 90 Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing 17. Cambridge Proficiency Exam: 176 overall with not less than 162 in each element of the test. Cambridge Advanced Exam: 176 overall with not less than 162 in each element of the test. Pearson PTE: Minimum Score of 63 with no section score below 51.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applications will normally be considered from applicants whose qualifications are equivalent to a UCC Bachelor (Hons) degree and whose grades are equivalent to a UCC Second-Class Honours Grade 1 or Second-Class Honours Grade 2 as appropriate. Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Duolingo English Test: DET 110-115 + Skills Check, DET 120 or more eligible for full offer.

IELTS: 6.5 Minimum individual sections 5.5

TOEFL 90 Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing 17

Cambridge Proficiency Exam: 176 overall with not less than 162 in each element of the test

Cambridge Advanced Exam: 176 overall with not less than 162 in each element of the test

Pearson PTE: Minimum Score of 63 with no section score below 51

Application deadline: July/31.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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  • Clasificada como mejor "ciudad cultural y creativa".
  • Más de 3.000 estudiantes internacionales.
  • El 90% de los estudiantes tienen empleo después de graduarse.

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