This is a one year, full-time course at MA level. The programme is delivered in a blended format with on-campus and online teaching. 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 topic. In addition an elective Public History Internship will afford students an opportunity to gain experience in partner museums, libraries, and archives.
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Electives - Choose 2
Electives - Choose 1
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.
These are based on Residency, Citizenship.
Review the three groups of criteria to determine your fee status as follows
The programme will provide an attractive opportunity for Limerick and other graduates considering a career - whether in higher education, teaching in secondary or primary level, the heritage, archival or library sectors - that requires or benefits from postgraduate research experience in history.
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