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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

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 HERE

This programme is currently available by two years part-time programme (by day) only.

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.

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.

Non-EU Candidates

Non-EU candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to Irish university primary degree level. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language. To verify if you meet the minimum academic requirements for this programme please visit our qualification comparison pages.

Duration

2 years part-time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.

Further enquiries

Contact details for this course
Dr. Stiofán Ó Cadhla
s.ocadhla@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 4902131

Blathnaid Begley
b.begley@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 4903935

Subjects taught

The course consists of modules to the value of 60 credits taken from a range of existing year 2 and 3 modules at BA level. The subject modules will be chosen by the student in consultation with staff of the Department of Folklore, having regard to timetable constraints and suitability of course combinations.

The modules studied will vary for each individual student, depending on background, preferred area of specialisation etc.

Assessment method

The online Book of Modules contains the assessment criteria for all modules offered in the university's modularised programmes for the current academic year.

Application date

Closing dates

Closing Dates for Application

Applications for 2018 start dates will open on November 1st 2017.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught programmes (detailed below).

Some programmes have a specific closing date. Applicants are advised to consult with the postgraduate prospectus for programmes with a specific closing date.

The UCC rounds EU application system closing dates for Postgraduate Taught courses are detailed below. However, we would advise applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Deadline for receipt of Applications: Offers will be made:
For all completed applications received by January 15th 2018 Offers will be made by January 29th 2018

For all completed applications received by March 1st 2018 Offers will be made by March 15th 2018

For all completed applications received by May 1st 2018
Offers will be made by May 15th 2018

For all completed applications received by July 2nd 2018
Offers will be made by July 16th 2018

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

While there is no official closing date for Research courses applicants are advised to submit their application at least two months ahead of their proposed start date. There are four official Research start dates – September/October, January, April and July.

Non-EU Applicants:

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

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: 10 September 2018

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