As part of the programme of study, students can engage in a public history internship module. Students can get hands-on experience of the cultural heritage sector and develop their professional network whilst completing their MA programme.
• Research Methodology
• Historical Research in Practice I
Electives (choose 2):
• Linking families to communities
• The Evolution of the Irish Town, 1609-1960
• Graduate seminar in Irish cultural history
• Art and Power in the Age of the Tudors and Stuarts
• University & Society, 1500-1789
• Beginners' Ecclesiastical Latin
• History Research Seminar
• Historical Research in Practice II (attendance at research seminars)
• Directed Reading in History (an aid to research under the direction of dissertation supervisor).
Electives (Choose 1):
• People on the Move: studying migration
• Public history internship
• The 'Long War' in Ireland, 1968-98
• Dissertation 2
Note: Credit Structure: Semester 1 = 30 ECTS, Semester 2 = 30 ECTS; Summer = 30 ECTS; Total=90 ECTS. Elective modules offered may vary each semester or each year Content of modules can be found by using the search option on the book of modules.
A primary degree in which history is a constituent subject, awarded with first or second-class honours (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). Applicants who do not meet those criteria but who have equivalent academic qualifications may be considered.
Entry procedure: Such applicants may be invited for interview and will be asked to bring examples of their written historical work with them and copies of relevant academic transcripts.
How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at www.ul.ie
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.
What to Include with your Application:
- Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
- A copy of your birth certificate or passport
- Personal statement
- If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
- If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate
1 Year Full-Time.
Start Date: 09/Sep/2019
Post Course Info
The programme will provide an attractive opportunity for Limerick and other graduates considering a career - whether in higher education, teaching in secondary or primary level, the heritage, archival or library sectors - that requires or benefits from postgraduate research experience in history.