This course has particular focus on the acquisition of specialised knowledge and skills in modern Irish for contemporary professional contexts; the intensive linguistic study, which forms the core of the course, is complemented by study of the discourse of contemporary Irish, including literature, media, film, language planning and immersion education.
Applicants should normally hold a degree in Irish or Celtic, or professional or other qualifications which could be deemed equivalent; all applicants will be interviewed.
Grammar, syntax, native idiom and usage in modern Irish; phonology in modern Irish; standard Irish: its application and future development; stylistics, translation and writing for professional contexts; effective oral presentation for professional contexts; contemporary literature and criticism in Irish; film in Irish; the discourse of contemporary Irish in the wider European context: minority language broadcasting and media, language planning, immersion education.
Coursework and examination based assessment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Part-time||-||3 calendar years|
|PgDip||Part-time||-||2 calendar years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Belfast Campus||Belfast||BT15 1ED||Northern Ireland|
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