Taught course


Dublin City University · Faculty Of Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have an honours level 8 primary degree or equivalent (H2.2) in history or a cognate subject but appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may be accepted as equivalent to an honours degree in accordance with the relevant regulations of the University.

Months of entry


Course content

An understanding of the past is essential to understanding the world today and how our future is being shaped.

The School of History & Geography at DCU has significant expertise in all aspects of Irish history and geography. Research-led, dynamic and innovative teaching ensures that as an MA in History student, you’ll develop an understanding of different approaches to history, as well as the range of skills and methods used in its pursuit.

Information for international students

International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language. Please see the international page.

Fees and funding

International students
Please see our website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Daithi OCorrain
+353 (01) 884 2117