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Dublin City University

12 months
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15000 EUR/year
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About

Gain a deeper understanding of Ireland’s social, cultural, economic and political history from the Middle Ages to the present day. Dublin City University's MA in History offers fresh perspectives on Ireland's journey from colony to independent state, on how Irish sovereignty has developed, on the centrality of land and landscape, and on the fluctuating fortunes of religion, language and gender.

Overview

The combination of the disciplines of History and Geography in our school is unique in Ireland.

Through our innovative and dynamic teaching, you’ll gain rich insights on Ireland’s fascinating historical story and its broader international context; both are essential to understand the world today and how our future is being shaped.

Careers

As a student of the MA in History at Dublin City University, you will develop many aptitudes attractive to employers. These include independence of thought; the capacity to marshal, evaluate and communicate complex ideas and information; robust research and analytical skills; reflective writing, presentation and project management skills.

Potential Careers

The MA in History is highly versatile and our graduates progress to a variety of careers in sectors such as education, university and arts administration, business, consultancy, the civil service, the heritage sector, journalism, media and publishing. Some advance to doctoral research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interpretation and Argument in History Writing

  • Research Methods

  • Ireland in the Twentieth Century: Crisis, Continuity and Change

  • Ireland’s Landscapes: from Plantation to Celtic Tiger

  • The Irish Revolution in a Revolutionary World

  • Gender and Society in Ireland since 1867

  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree at the level of an Irish or UK Honours undergraduate degree (H2.2 or above) or equivalent, in History or a cognate subject.
  • Applicants with appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may also be considered. This includes discipline-specific knowledge and know-how; transferable skills; basic research competency; personal effectiveness.
  • International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6750 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part-time:

  • EU: €3,600/year
  • NON-EU: €7,400/year

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 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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