Irish History (Higher Diploma), Postgrad.Dip.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13000
    Tuition (Year)
    5500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Maynooth University ,
This programme enables students to examine and research the rich subject area of Irish history from the earliest times to the present day, and to assess the major events which led to the emergence of modern Ireland.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Compulsory modules provide students with an in-depth knowledge of the sources and resources at their disposal to undertake a piece of detailed research, and foster their ability to assess and understand the major debates and controversies that have engaged historians in writing Irish history.

In addition, students can choose from a range of specialist modules, exploring key issues and debates associated with their chosen fields (Irish social, political, military or economic history; historic houses and landed estates; local history, etc.).

Students also have an opportunity to complete a minor thesis in their chosen field.

Career Options

A taught masters degree in Irish History provides a good basis for pursuing a career in education, journalism, civil service, research, arts administration, archives, library and information service, the diplomatic service, politics, law, public relations, public administration among other options.

Programme Structure

  • Introduction To Methodologies
  • Thesis Preparation
  • The Development Of Modern Warfare 1789-1918
  • Strategic Studies
  • Thesis Completion
  • The Irish Revolution, 1913-1923
  • Modern Warfare

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Students who have an honours degree with a 1:1, a 2.(i) or high 2.(ii) grade in History before the programme begins will be offered a place. Other applications will be considered depending on available spaces. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:
• IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
• TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
• TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
• PTE (Pearson): 62

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 13000 International
  • EUR 5500 EU/EEA

Funding

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