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Study english literature in Ireland

An in-depth guide to studying english literature in Ireland as an international student

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  • Jarlath Killeen

    Jarlath Killeen

    School of English, Trinity College Dublin Head of School
    Jarlath Killeen says

    Ireland is famous for its poets, playwrights, and writers of fiction, and can boast of four Nobel Prize winners as well as an extraordinary number of writers and artists of international renown. Dublin was unsurprisingly chosen as the 4th UNESCO City of Literature in 2010. In choosing to come to Dublin, you will be studying in one of the literary cities in the world.

    Dublin is a vibrant, exciting place to live and study. It is well-known for its welcoming, open culture. Ireland itself has been twice voted the friendliest country in the world by Lonely Planet. for any student wanting to explore Europe, Ireland is also a great base.

    English literature has always been an extremely popular subject. In fact, it has been one of the most popular subjects with students in higher education since it was first introduced in the nineteenth century.

    It is one of the few degree courses that were created because students really wanted it to exist. English literature appeals to a great variety of people, and those who study it report a high degree of satisfaction and a deep love for the subject.

    Graduates of courses in English literature are among the most employable people on the planet. The transferability and relevance of the skills that students of English literature acquire are extremely attractive to a huge variety of employers who need their workers to be intellectually sophisticated and adaptable in a fast-changing work culture.

Top english literature programs in Ireland

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Bachelor's in english literature in Ireland

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    Classical Civilisation and English Literature - Dual BA (Hons) Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    24,693 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,609 EUR

    Start date
    September
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    Writing & Literature - BA (Hons) (with foundation) Institute of Technology Sligo, Ireland

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,581 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,500 EUR

    Start date
    September
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What are the top English Literature Graduate programs in Ireland?

Master's in english literature in Ireland

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    Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies - MA University of Limerick, Ireland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    14,989 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,510 EUR

    Start date
    September
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    Modern Languages, Literature and Culture: Narratives of Conflict: French - MA Maynooth University, Ireland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,775 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,000 EUR

    Start date
    September
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Diploma in english literature in Ireland

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    Childrens Literature - PGDip Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,817 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,374 EUR

    Start date
    September
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