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Historical & Heritage Studies of the North West

Programme Description:
Programme Description:
This programme will introduce students to a wide variety of primary sources and other materials, utilised in researching folklore, local and cross-border history, museum studies and history of agriculture in the NW. The programme will reflect the interrelationship between theory and practice, combined with principles of adult learning and the lifelong process.

Students will therefore be exposed to a range of innovative teaching and learning strategies, including fieldwork experience. This programme incorporates history, heritage, agriculture, museum studies and folklore to help students better understand the present through the eyes of the past.

Entry requirements

• A primary degree (min H2:2) or evidence of equivalent academic evidence
• Applicants without the above but who hold a substantial relevant professional experience may also be considered for admission
• 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.

Duration

Masters Degree: Two Calendar Years (part-time) (6 modules, 90 ECTS)
Exits available with Postgraduate Certificate (3 modules, 30 ECTS) or Postgraduate Diploma (5 modules, 60 ECTS)

Year 1 (October - June).
Year 2 (October –June).

Classroom based learning sessions in the form of lectures, discussions and workshops will be held one weekend per month (Friday evening 6pm-9pm and Saturday 9am-5pm).

Number of credits

Masters Degree:(6 modules, 90 ECTS)
Exits available with Postgraduate Certificate (3 modules, 30 ECTS) or
Postgraduate Diploma (5 modules, 60 ECTS).

Further enquiries

Dr Niamh Plunkett
Centre for Lifelong Learning
St. Angela’s College
Lough Gill, Sligo

T: +353 (0) 71 9135623
E: info@cll.ie

Subjects taught

Module/Subject Titles include

Year 1 (October - June)
Concepts, Sources & Methods in Historical Studies (10 ECTS)
Local History (10 ECTS)
Shaping the Land (10 ECTS)
Ireland in the 20th Century (10 ECTS)
Preserving the Past (5 ECTS)

Year 2 (October –June)
• Advanced Research Methods (15 ECTS)
• Dissertation (30 ECTS)

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