27 History Master's degrees in Ireland

History

History belongs to the field of humanities and deals with past events of the world’s countries and civilizations. It is a wide field of study with numerous branches which can be categorised by region, era, or subject. History leads to careers in heritage management, museum education, teaching and others.

Find and compare 27 Masters in History in Ireland. Below is a selection of the available study options in Ireland. If you're interested in studying History in Ireland you can view all 27 Master's programmes. You can also read more about the History discipline in general, or about studying in Ireland.

Suggested Master's Programmes

National University of Ireland, Galway

Master Culture and Colonialism (MA)
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

The MA (Culture and Colonialism) is a multi-disciplinary taught Master of Arts programme, designed for graduates from the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Colonialism (the control and exploitation of dependent territories by a more dominant nation) has been one of the most crucial cultural influences on modern society, politics and culture across the globe.

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Maynooth University

M.A. Historical Archives
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 18 months

This full-time programme aims to educate students to the principles, attitudes and skills that underpin the professional management of historical archives. It is particularly geared to the ‘sole operator’ who is entrusted with the care and development of archives in voluntary societies, religious institutions, historic houses and other small-scale but important settings.

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National University of Ireland, Galway

M.A. Medieval Studies
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • International € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in Medieval Studies is a multi-disciplinary programme distinguished by the range of subjects included: Archaeology, European & Irish History, Latin & Late Antiquity as well as Celtic, Germanic and Romance Languages & Literatures. It provides students with a thorough grounding in the study of language, culture, and society from Late Antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages. The cross-disciplinary approach encourages students to view the past in a multidimensional way, while the emphasis on languages and source study provides students with the tools they need to make original contributions to scholarship.

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National University of Ireland, Galway

M.A. History
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • International € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

Students taking the MA and the Postgraduate Diploma in History follow the same taught programme but only MA students write a dissertation. This newly revised popular post-graduate course has been structured so as to offer students greater choice. Entrants may choose the omnibus History MA which combines a thorough training in the craft of history with an exploration of the ways in which history is and has been interpreted by historians, politicians, the media and others

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Trinity College Dublin

M.Phil. Medieval History
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA € 6,551 per year
  • International € 13,215 per year
  • 12 months

The M.Phil in Medieval History offers well-qualified graduates in History, the Humanities and the Social Sciences an introduction to research in the political, social, cultural and religious history of Ireland, Britain and continental Europe across the Middle Ages. This one-year programme (or two years part-time) is designed to introduce students to a wide range of issues in, and approaches to, medieval history while also providing students with a rigorous training in research methods and relevant skills.

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St Patrick's College, Drumcondra

M.A. History
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

This taught MA programme can be taken either in a full-time or part-time capacity. For students who are part time, the programme consists in the first year of one six-unit course on Ireland since 1920 and two three-unit courses on Methodology and Historiography.

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Trinity College Dublin

M.Phil. Public History and Cultural Heritage
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

Our taught Masters course in Public History and Cultural Heritage (1 year full-time, 2 years part-time) is designed to provide students with a rigorous grounding in public history and to prepare high-calibre graduates in a unique and thorough fashion for the management of cultural heritage.

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University College Cork

M.A. Aesthetics and History of Art
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,000 per year
  • International € 12,500 per year
  • 12 months

The MA Comparative Aesthetics and the Arts gives you an excellent entry into the multidisciplinary field of aesthetics across different cultural contexts East and West. It advances your career prospects in a broad range of professions related to culture and the arts. You will develop your analytical and professional skills and get together with likeminded students of different related backgrounds.

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University College Cork

M.A. English - Texts and Contexts: Medieval to Renaissance
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,000 per year
  • 12 months

The English - Texts and Contexts: Medieval to Renaissance MA from University College Cork, offering Old English, Middle English, and Renaissance modules, explores the full variety and contexts of writing from the islands of Britain and Ireland across the period circa 700 to circa 1700. We concentrate on interactions between texts in English from these islands, examining the beginnings of Anglo-Irish writing, as well as the cultural transmissions and transformations between classical, European, and insular intellectual and literary traditions before 1700.

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University College Dublin

M.A. History
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,490 per year
  • International € 17,900 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in History programme from University College Dublin is of interest to anyone who has a passion for history, an has performed well in their undergraduate studies in either history or a cognate discipline. The programme is intended to develop skills valued in academia and by employers.

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English-Taught Education

Many universities in Ireland offer study programmes taught in English. Studying abroad in English-taught classes makes it easier to transfer your acquired knowledge to other countries. Furthermore, English-taught education will ensure international career opportunities in the future. Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find an English course on Language Learning Portal or assess your level of English by taking the IELTS language test.

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