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Irish Studies - Literature and History

12 months
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16540 EUR/year
6850 EUR/year
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About

This Irish Studies - Literature and History programme at National University of Ireland, Galway , drawing on the disciplines of English, History, Irish, Sociology and Political Science, is run within the Centre for Irish Studies. 

Overview

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.

Careers

Recent 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • NQAI Level 8 degree at H2.2, GPA 3.0 or equivalent international qualification. IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent if applicable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16540 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6850 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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