The Master of Arts in English – Texts & Contexts: Medieval to Renaissance at University College Cork is a unique 1-year program that provides students with an advanced understanding of the literature, culture, and history of this period. This program features a comprehensive curriculum that covers topics such as medieval poetics, rhetoric, and philosophy as well as Renaissance drama and literature. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through research projects and coursework in primary sources such as manuscripts and early printed books. The program is designed to foster critical thinking, creativity, and communication skills while preparing students for careers in teaching, research, or publishing. Graduates from this program will be able to make meaningful contributions to our understanding of the past while developing their skills in fields such as library science, digital humanities, or media studies. With excellent job prospects and the potential for career growth within these areas, this program provides graduates with exciting professional opportunities for making a difference in the world around them.