Modern and Contemporary Literary Studies Courses

Modern and Contemporary Literary Studies Courses

What are Modern and Contemporary Literary Studies? Modern and Contemporary Literary studies are the study of literature from the Modern and Contemporary periods. Modern literature refers to a late 19th century and early 20th-century style/movement that broke away from the traditional styles. Contemporary literature is the period that followed modernist literature. Modern literature refers to […]

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Children’s Literature Courses

Children’s Literature Courses

What is Children’s Literature? Children’s Literature is the body of written works and accompanying illustrations produced in order to entertain or instruct young people. Children’s Literature encompasses a wide range of works, including acknowledged classics of world literature, picture books and easy-to-read stories written exclusively for children, fairy tales, lullabies, fables, folk songs, and other primarily orally transmitted […]

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Why Study Arts? The Benefits of an Education in Arts and Humanities

Why Study Arts? The Benefits of an Education in Arts and Humanities

Year on year, Arts is by far the most popular CAO option for Irish school leavers. Arts and Humanities may not have a dedicated career path, unlike law, medicine of computer science. But an Arts course can be an excellent choice for anyone who has an open mind about their future career. The history of […]

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Classics

Classics

A Classics degree is not a particularly pragmatic or job-focused course. However, it offers a well-balanced education. As a result it can open up a range of career options. Graduates go on to postgraduate study and enter academia as researchers and lecturers. Alternative areas include archaeology, journalism and broadcasting, law, the civil service, the government, art […]

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English

English

While many people enjoy a good read, studying English at college is really for those who wish to explore and research the best of modern and classic literature. Students engage with and analyse the texts they read. Whatever interpretations they then offer must be supported through logical argument, traceable reference material, and clear articulation. English […]

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