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.
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.
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.
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Interpretation and Argument in History Writing
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
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History View 61 other Masters in History in Ireland
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- 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.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA7400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7400 EUR per year during 12 months.
- EU: €4,000/year
- NON-EU: €7,400/year
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.