This is a one year, full-time academic year, programme which will comprise six taught modules and the completion of a research dissertation (18,000 -20,000 words). Students will take three modules in the first semester and three in the second.
A variety of assessment methods will be used: essays, projects, presentations and seminars, course work and written examinations. The taught modules will be assessed by a combination of continuous assessment, written assignments and end-of-semester examinations.
The dissertation will be allocated 12 credits of the final assessment and the six taught modules will be allocated 18 credits in total.
• Irish Communities in Early Modern Europe
• Oral History
• The Irish Parliamentary Tradition
• The Irish Revolution 1912-1927
• Image-based Research in History
• Research Methods in History
Applicants should possess a primary degree at second-class honours level in History (or in some circumstances in a cognate discipline e.g. Archaeology, Geography, Irish Studies).