This MA programme examines the historic house within its, social, cultural and economic context. It considers issues such as the rise and decline of the country house in Ireland, historic houses as sites for luxury consumption, and the evolution of landed estates and landscapes. Drawing on established links with the Yorkshire County House Partnership it offers, when viable, an intensive summer module designed to open up a comparative study of historic houses in Britain and Ireland.
Conservation, Cultural Tourism, Heritage Industry, University Sector.
The Programme will be delivered within NUI Maynooth semesters and will run from September to December of the following year.
The normal admission requirement is at least a 2nd Class Honours Degree in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Candidates may be asked to attend an interview.
No work experience is required.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10,000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
Experience the best of both worlds at Maynooth University, the first and only university outside North America to be included in the Princeton Review’s Best Colleges guidebook. Maynooth University is Ireland’s fastest growing university with almost 9,000 students from over 90 countries and offers students a tradition of academic and research excellence in the humanities and sciences, and some of the most modern facilities available in Irish universities. The historical South Campus dates back to 1795 and the modern North Campus has been continuously improving the facilities built since 1997.