On this one-year course you will study different philosophical concepts concerning the mind and consciousness, action and politics, ethics and aesthetics, society and culture, globalism, power, territory, and more. The course offers you a rare chance to study Western as well as Eastern philosophy at postgraduate level.
You will take six modules of your choice. The modules are designed to give you an overview of up-to-date thinking in the area.
In your modules you will study and discuss philosophy and acquire familiarity with relevant concepts and authors. The course will develop your knowledge about the history of philosophy and ideas and help you to improve your skills in writing, critical reading, and in understanding and summarising arguments.
Further details on the content and modules are available in the Postgraduate College Calendar
Course Code: CKC14 Full-time; CKC15 Part-time
Course Title: Philosophy
College: Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Duration: 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time
Teaching Mode: Full-time, Part-Time
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Qualifications: PG Dip
NFQ Level: Level 9
Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU EUR 4,000 full-time; EUR 2,000 per year part-time
2016 Entry Requirements: You must normally have at least a 2.2, honours Primary degree (or equivalent). (See detailed entry requirements)
Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below
Next Intake: 11 September 2017
You will take 6 taught modules, 2 hours of lectures each week.
Postgraduate Diploma (9 months; 2 taught terms) for which Postgraduate Certificate (9 months; 1 taught term) serves as exit point;
PART-TIME - Postgraduate Diploma (18 months; 4 taught terms) for which Postgraduate Certificate (18 months; 2 taught terms) serves as an exit point
The grade is based on the assessment for modules. Modules are assessed by written essays. There are no final exams.
Application for this programme is on-line at www.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.
Further Contact Information
Dr. Alessandro Salice
Graduate Studies Director
T: + 353 (0)21 490 3871