History

As a Level 9 Postgraduate qualification in its own right, applications from those who wish to register for only the taught modules offered on the MA Irish History, MA Local History, MA European History or MA Military History & Strategic Studies, or indeed to take modules across programmes (to a maximum of 60 credits), are most welcome.

Subjects taught

Students choose from a mix of compulsory and optional modules on offer within the Department's MA programmes in European History, Irish History, and Military History & Strategic Studies. HY667 Skills and Methods in History [10 credits] is compulsory.

Entry requirements

Students who have an honours degree with a 1:1, a 2.(i) or high 2.(ii) grade in History before the programme begins will be offered a place. Other applications will be considered depending on available spaces. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.

Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850

Application dates

Closing Date : 30 June 2023

Duration

1 year full-time

Post Course Info

Many graduates of this programme have gone on to pursue careers or further education in the arts and heritage sector, in galleries, libraries, museums, archives and cultural institutions. This qualification can also be of use in diplomatic service, politics, law, public relations and public administration including with EU bodies.

Some graduates subsequently embark upon PhD programmes in Maynooth University or another third-level institution and their experience of independent research sets them in good stead to engage in future postgraduate research and apply for funding on a competitive basis.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PG Dip

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

  • Apply to

    PAC