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Studying America in Ireland

The study of American culture has a long tradition on the island of Ireland. Listed here are some of the courses with a concentration on American subjects that are on offer at institutions around the country.

UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies

The Clinton Institute was established in 2003 and is the only dedicated American Studies institute in Ireland. It runs a wide range of postgraduate courses at Masters and PhD level.

MA in American Studies

MA in Media & International Conflict

MA in American Politics & Foreign Policy

PhD in American Studies

For further information, contact Catherine Carey: catherine.carey@ucd.ie

UCD School of English, Drama & Film

UCD’s MA in American Literature began in 1995 as a result of the consistent popularity of American courses at undergraduate level. For further information, contact the course co-ordinator Dr. Nerys Williams: nerys.williams@ucd.ie. Information about the School’s Ph.D. programme can be found here.

UCC School of English

A variety of postgraduate courses are offered in UCC’s School of English, including the MA in Modernities: American and British Literature and Film. Information about the School’s Ph.D. programme can be found here.

TCD School of English

The School of English at Trinity College Dublin is internationally recognised and is regularly ranked among the top English departments in Europe. The M.Phil in Literatures of the Americas began in 2007 and offers a range of options for the study of American literature. The School also runs a structured Ph.D. programme.

Queen’s University Belfast School of English

The MA in English Literary Studies at the School of English in Queen’s offers an American Literature and Culture pathway. Information about the School’s Ph.D. programme can be found here.

 

*** If you wish to have your course listed here, please contact Jenny Daly: dalyj5@tcd.ie ***