This cross-disciplinary programme, unique in Ireland, provides students with a firm foundation in the study of Europeanincluding Irish cultures, languages and societies from Late Antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages.
The courses interdisciplinary requirements encourage students to view the past, across Europe as well as in Ireland, in a multidimensional way while they learn core linguistic and other technical skills necessary for academic research in the Late Antique and Medieval worlds.
Along with core modules in palaeography and manuscript studies, students choose electives from Archaeology, Classics, History and Literature (English, French, German or Irish). Students also take Latin and another medieval language (of their choice). No prior knowledge of these languages is required.