Taught course

History

Institution
University of Limerick · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A primary degree in which history is a constituent subject, awarded with first or second-class honours (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). Applicants who do not meet those criteria but who have equivalent academic qualifications may be considered. Entry procedure: Such applicants may be invited for interview and will be asked to bring examples of their written historical work with them and copies of relevant academic transcripts - See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/history-ma#sthash.sUE6db1X.dpuf

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is a one year, full-time course at MA level. On completion of the programme the student will have acquired the ability to identify and evaluate significant issues in contemporary historiographical discourse, A specialist knowledge of a select number of substantive historical themes studied through three elective modules, The ability to identify, locate and evaluate a range of primary and secondary sources relevant to the understanding of a selected research topic and A capacity to present the results of substantial independent research in a selected topicThe aim of the programme is to enhance the historical understanding and skills of graduates in history, to extend their capacity for historical research and thereby provide an appropriate basis for advanced research up to, and including, doctoral level. - See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/history-ma#sthash.sUE6db1X.dpuf

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Anthony McElligott
Email
anthony.mcelligott@ul.ie
Phone
+353-61-213524