Taught course

Local History

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

Entry requirements

Applications should possess a primary degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. history, archaeology, geography, Irish studies) with at least second-class honours. Applicants with approved equivalent qualifications, who have substantial experience in historical research or relevant professional experience may also be considered for admission.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The aim of the programme is to systematically and coherently develop a range of historial research skills and, thereby further the historial understanding of local and regional communities and societies.
Modules include: Foundation course: scope, sources and methods in local history; Reading the landscape: sources and methods in historical geography; Sources and cases in modern Irish society; Local studies, rchaeology and material culture; The excluded voice? Methods, cases in oral history and bealodeas; Computing, databases and quantitative research in local history; Dissertation.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Bernadette Whelan
Email
bernadette.whelan@ul.ie
Phone
+353-61-202234
Fax
+353-61-202569