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Arts - Béaloideas - Conversion Course

The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion programme for graduates and applicants who would not normally have studied the relevant Higher Diploma in Arts subject to honours degree level previously. The Higher Diploma in Arts (Béaloideas) is a programme of study running for 18 months (part-time by day) from the date of first registration for the programme.

Some candidates with cognate honours degrees (with a minimum overall second class honours or equivalent) may be considered for the taught Masters programmes available in the Department of Bealoideas. Enquiries with regard to suitability for these Masters programmes can be made directly to the

Folklore & Ethnology Department/Roinn an Bhéaloidis
5 Elderwood
College Rd.
Guthán / Tel: 353 (0)21 4903935
Ríomhphost / e-mail: b.begley@ucc.ie

Unique Aspects of the Course
Is ábhar suntasach ‘An Léann Dúchais’. Is iontach an t-ábhar é do mhic léinn a bhfuil suim sa Ghaeilge agus go háirithe i gcultúr na Gaeilge acu. Tugann sé deis don mhac léinn ollscolaíocht as Gaeilge a bheith aici nó aige. Déanann “Béaloideas.” staidéar faoi leith ar bhéaloideas na hÉireann, ar sheanchas, ar chreideamh agus ar phiseoga, agus ar an gcultúr fisiciúil nó ábhartha. Is tosnú é ar eolas a chur ar an mbéaloideas féin nó ar an ndúchas seo agus ar an léann a bhaineann leis.

Entry requirements

It is intended for those who already have a degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences. Applicants to the Higher Diploma in Arts would not normally have studied the relevant subject to Honours Degree level previously.

If you are applying with Qualifications obtained outside Ireland and you wish to verify if you meet the minimum academic and English language requirements for this programme please see course webpage to view the grades comparison table by country and for details of recognised English language tests.

Duration

2 years part-time

Further enquiries

Mr. Ciaran O Gealbhain
E: c.ogealbhain@ucc.ie
P: + 353 21 4902598

Blathnaid Begley
Executive Assistant
E: b.begley@ucc.ie
T: + 353 (0)21 4903935

Subjects taught

The Higher Diploma in Arts shall consist of modules to the value of 60 credits taken from a range of existing Second and Final Arts modules in the relevant subject. Suitable modules as well as attendance requirements and coursework are determined by the relevant academic departments and approved by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. For any given subject, the programme of study to be followed may differ for each individual student, depending on the individual's background, preferred area of specialisation etc.

The programme will be made up of modules in the subject from Levels II and III of the undergraduate BA degree. The online College Book of Modules contains descriptions for all modules offered in the University's modularised programmes for the current academic year http://www.ucc.ie/modules/descriptions/page037.html

Application date

Applications for 2017-18 intake are now open.

While UCC operates a rounds system for Postgraduate Taught courses (detailed below) we would advise you to apply as soon as possible.

Deadline for receipt of Applications: Offers will be made:

For all completed applications received by January 16th 2017 Offers will be made by January 30th 2017

For all completed applications received by March 1st 2017 Offers will be made by March 15th 2017

For all completed applications received by May 1st 2017 Offers will be made by May 15th 2017

For all completed applications received by July 3rd 2017 Offers will be made by July 17th 2017

Late applications may be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for any courses that have remaining capacity for places.

Non-EU Applicants:

Please visit the following page for further information for Non EU applicants http://www.ucc.ie/en/international/studyatucc/postgraduateprogrammes/tau...

Course fee

Costs: 2017/2018 - €3,000 per year part-time

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 11 September 2017

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