Taught course

Irish Studies

Queen's University Belfast · School of History and Anthropology

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in an Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences subject or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

Applicants who hold a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in one of the disciplines specified above, who can demonstrate relevant professional experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants may be required to submit a piece of written work in support of their application.

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of this MA in Irish Studies is to:

  • Provide students with the methods and knowledge to undertake research
  • Offer students a range of modules that will allow them to pursue challenging cross-disciplinary themes
  • Explore the possibilities and tensions in inter-disciplinary work
  • Introduce students to conceptual tools allowing them to explore, critically, aspects of Irish Studies
  • Assist students in developing focused research and the skills necessary to write academic papers

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/CourseFinder/

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
max 31 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment65
Dissertation35 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Valerie Miller
+44 (0)28 9097 1346
+44 (0)28 9097 3440