Taught course

Folklore

Institution
University College Cork · College of Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Graduates in Folklore with a minimum Second Class Honours degree or MA Qualifier in Folklore

Months of entry

September

Course content

A comprehensive examination of the history of folkloristics and ethnology. Special attention will be given to the intellectual history, linking it to the major theories both in the development of the discipline and in the practice of the discipline today. Historical overview of methodologies in folklore research, concepts and contexts of ethnography, defining the field ethics and folklore research, applied folklore and the public sector, interdisciplinary approaches to ethnographic research and ethnographic discourses. Discussion and exploration of selected samples of ethnographic writing and work from both past and the present.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Stiofan O Cadhla
Email
b.begley@ucc.ie