This comprehensive programme is exceptionally flexible and customisable. It offers a work placement, explores Public History and grants the freedom to choose between four pillars (Medieval and Renaissance, Media, Irish and International/European History).
One of the programmes qualities is its integrated skills training, in particular the value it places on cultivating the contribution of historical perspectives and methods for contemporary life and work. Students gain practical experience and skills by opting for a placement where historical and transferable skills are utilised.
The MA consciously builds on links with the media, voluntary organisations, the heritage industry, government and business highlighting the paths available to graduates.
The programme will allow you to develop your research ability by working on a dissertation reflecting your interests and you will be expertly supervised by leading scholars. The path to a career in historical research and academia is assisted.
Why Choose This Course?
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The School of History and 1916
An exceptional diversity of modules by national and international standards
Enormous flexibility to craft the degree you want
Empowers students to contribute positively to the world of work and wider society
Enhances the applied skills of a historian (Public and Applied History)
Promotes employability with a work placement (optional)
Backed by a department with a strong tradition of public engagement and an international reputation
Placement or Study Abroad Information
Placement is an optional part of the programme. Graduates taking up this route will be offered access to one-to-one consultation, workshops and advice regarding job placement and internship options.