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History of Family

The central purpose of the MA in the History of the Family is to combine the strengths of two traditions: that of the independent researcher into family history and that of established disciplines in history particularly the welldeveloped sub discipline of the history of the family. The objective is a history that is fully contextualised, culturally significant and academically grounded.

Duration

1 Year, Full Time or 2 Years, Part Time

Further enquiries

Contact Course Director
Dr Ciara Breathnach
Tel: +353 (0) 61 233166
Email: ciara.breathnach@ul.ie

Subjects taught

Autumn Semester

•Introduction to the History of Family
• Sources & Techniques in the History of Family
• Linking Families to Communities

Spring Semester

• People on the Move: Studying Migration
• Research Seminar in the history of Family
• Dissertation I
• Dissertation II

Application date

Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.

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