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This programme will deepen your understanding of the past and how it has been interpreted over time. It will teach skills of interpretation, data analysis and presentation. You will have the opportunity to work closely with an expert member of academic staff in the area of your interest.

-Core strands addressing skills and methodologies relevant to History graduates
-A wide range of specialised modules
-Research dissertation completed under the guidance of a member of academic staff

Entry requirements

-This programme is intended for graduates with degrees in History or a cognate discipline. An upper second class honours degree, or the international equivalent is required.
-Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent

Duration

Z097: 1 year full-time or Z151: 2 years part-time.

Careers or further progression

The quality and versatility of this MA has allowed its graduates to pursue careers in a wide range of professions including journalism, publishing, teaching, government, law, archives, public relations, librarianships. For students who wish to pursue an academic career, this MA is ideal preparation for the PhD.

Further enquiries

Kate Breslin
Tel: +353 (0)1 716 8371

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core:
Dissertation
HIS41030

Disseminating History
HIS42020

Approaches to History
HIS42290

Stage 1 - Option:
Introductory Latin
ARCV40060

Introduction to Paleography: Medieval and Early Modern Scripts
ARCV41330

The Idea of America: US Foreign Policy Since 1945
HIS41000

Origins of Modern Diplomacy
HIS41780

Reading and Writing Twentieth
HIS41830

Approaches to the Middle Ages
HIS41840

Approaches to the Middle Ages II
HIS41850

CHOMI Research Forum
HIS41870

First World War
HIS41930

Political violence 20c Europe
HIS42050

Welfare, Health & Gender in Modern Europe, c. 1850s to 1950s
HIS42140

FDR and the Birth of the Modern America
HIS42300

The mid C17 crisis in Ireland
HIS42320

Irish Politics, 1685-1725
HIS42330

Comment

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
The programme is of interest to anyone who has a passion for History and wishes to deepen their understanding of the past and its lessons. Students may come to the programme with an undergraduate qualification in History or a cognate subject.

Application date

MA History FT (Z097), MA History PT (Z151)
Deadline: Rolling

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

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