About Irish Studies, which offers this MA in Irish Studies - Literature and History at National University of Ireland, Galway
The Centre for Irish Studies, which offers this MA in Irish Studies - Literature and History at National University of Ireland, Galway, has established itself as one of the premier locations worldwide for interdisciplinary research and advanced teaching on the cultural, social and political endeavours of Irish people, in Ireland and beyond. As the only centre dedicated to Irish Studies in Ireland, its integrated, interdisciplinary programme of learning explores key aspects of the Irish experience in its historical and contemporary settings.
As well as the Irish-language module on campus, students will receive further instruction in the Connemara Gaeltacht, attending two intensive Irish language weekend courses in the Connemara Gaeltacht. Field trips, guest seminars and workshops are also scheduled throughout the academic year.
CareersRecent graduates have found employment in teaching (primary and secondary), the arts, heritage and tourism sectors, journalism, publishing, and the public service. A large proportion of graduates of the MA in Irish Studies have proceeded to doctoral research programmes in Ireland, Britain and North America.
- Ideology, Politics and Society in Ireland 1800–1921
- Young Ireland to the Free State: Writing in English 1849–1922
- Decline and Revival: Language, Literature and Society 1800–1939
- Divided Ireland: Politics and Society since 1921
- The Politics of Modernity: Writing in English 1922 to the present
- Gaelic and Free: Cultural Politics and Writing in Irish since 1939
- 12 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History Literature View 42 other Masters in Literature in Ireland
- NQAI Level 8 degree at H2.2, GPA 3.0 or equivalent international qualification. IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent if applicable.
International16540 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16540 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6850 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6850 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Galway
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