Taught course

English

Institution
University of Limerick · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Candidates will be required to meet a minimum entry requirement of 2.2 (Level 8 Honours Degree, National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) in an English-related degree or an approved equivalent qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • To broaden and deepen the students' knowledge of literatures in English, literary and cultural theory, and textual practices;
  • To provide students with a knowledge of the cultural, political, and historical contexts of literary movements and genres;
  • To ensure that students can engage with current critical debates in the areas of, for example, modernism, post-colonialism, utopianism, gender and literature, and migration studies;
  • To enable students to develop their writing and editing skills in the production of a literary magazine;
  • To enhance students' analytical and critical thinking skills, to instruct them in the use of both traditional and technological research resources, and to provide them the opportunity of completing substantial original research;
  • To provide students with the opportunity and skills for independent research and self-directed learning;
  • To enhance students' career opportunities, including the provision of the knowledge and skills required to advance to doctoral degree studies.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Patricia Moran
Email
patricia.moran@ul.ie
Phone
+353 61 213562