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 (BÃ©aloideas) 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 BhÃ©aloidis
GuthÃ¡n / Tel: 353 (0)21 4903935
RÃomhphost / e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Course Code: CKA35 Part-time
Course Title: BÃ©aloideas
College: Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Duration: 2 years part-time
Teaching Mode: Part-Time
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Qualifications: HDip in Arts
NFQ Level: Level 8
Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU EUR 3,000 per year part-time
2016 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.
Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below
Next Intake: 11 September 2017
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. Thesubject 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.
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 for this programme is on-line atwww.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.
Please note you will be required to answer specific additional supplementary questions as part of the online applications process for this programme.
A copy of these supplementary questions are available to view here: CKA35AdditionalQuestions (49kB)
All other required supporting documentation (e.g. evidence of non-UCC undergraduate/postgraduate qualifications) must be UPLOADED via the PAC "Application Status" link or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway (marked with the applicants PAC application number)
Further Contact Information
T: + 353 (0)21 4903935