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Entry requirements

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


This programme may be studied fulltime (one year) or part time (two years).

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

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.

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 are currently being accepted for the following programme.

Please note in cases where the quota of places is not filled by the application deadline, the College reserves the right to extend the deadline for the acceptance of applications. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information.

The initial closing date for receipt of applications is 31st May 2018.

How to Apply

1.Download and complete the application form - click here The application form must also include your university transcripts and contact details for two referees.
In the case of non-native English speakers, a copy of IETLS is also required, or equivalent.

2.Return the application form plus application fee* by email to: or by post to: Admissions Office, Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick, Ireland
Telephone: +353 61 204348/204929

*Application Fee (non-refundable): EU Students: €33 Click here to pay by PayPal (EU)

Non-EU Students: €55 Click here to pay by Paypal (non-EU)

Please print off the PayPal confirmation receipt or number and attach it to your application, as failure to do so will render your application invalid

For further information about the course, please contact: Dr Una Bromell or Phone (061) 204380

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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