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American Studies (Taught)

University College Dublin - UCD
1 year
Graduate diploma / certificate
Dublin
English
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Program description

Awarded by: National University of Ireland

The course introduces students to advanced study of American culture and society; it aims to deepen and widen students' knowledge of major topics and issues in American history; literature; politics and other relevant fields as well as enable them to develop a significant measure of expertise in the subject chosen for the thesis; a key objective of this will be the development of students' cognitive and critical skills to a high degree; plus a research seminar which runs across both semesters and is linked to the preparation of the thesis which should be 10,000-15,000 words.

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University College Dublin - UCD

UCD traces its origins to the Catholic University of Ireland founded in 1854 by Cardinal John Henry Newman, author of the celebrated 'The Idea of a University'. Since its start, the University College Dublin has played a central role in...


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