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This programme consists of six taught modules and a 20,000 word dissertation.

Accredited modules include: Revolutionary Ireland, 1789-1803; The American Irish, 1850-1920; Irish Communities in Early Modern Europe; Science and Enlightenment in Early Modern Europe; Race, gender and ethnicity in the United States in historical perspective; The evolution of popular culture 1750-1950; Oral History: Theory and Practice; Image-based research in History; Popular Protest in Pre-Famine Ireland; The Town in Nineteenth Century Ireland; Research methods in History (Core); The Irish Protestant Tradition 1536-1869; Ireland and the Two World Wars; Visualising Ireland; The Churches, Society and the Irish State after 1922.

Entry requirements

Admission requirements: A second-class honours degree in History or in a cognate area.


Lectures take place 4-7pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Further enquiries

For further details contact:

Dr Úna Ní Bhroiméil, Department of History, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, South Circular Road, Limerick.

Ph: 061204380; Email:

Subjects taught

Only 6 modules will be offered in any one year.

The current modules are:

Research methods in History (Core)
Irish Communities in Early Modern Europe
Oral History: Theory and Practice
Image-based Research in History
HI6755: Families and Communities in Ireland and Britain, 1500-1750
The Irish Revolution 1912-1927.

Application date

Applications for 2017 are currently being accepted.

If you are thinking about applying to a postgraduate research programme at MIC, please email and a member of the Research and Graduate School will get back to you. If you are interested in a taught Master’s programme, please contact the relevant Course Coordinator.

Course fee

This programme may be studied fulltime (one year) or part time (two years) and the total fee is €4496.

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