Upon completion of The MA in History - The Irish Revolution 1912-1923 at University College Cork programme, students should be able to:
- evaluate the significance of the principal issues and problems of the ‘revolutionary decade’ in modern Irish history, 1912-23
- summarise the competing interpretations of the significance of the events of the ‘revolutionary decade’
- compare the relative advantages and disadvantages of public and academic histories of the ‘revolutionary decade’
- evaluate and incorporate new insights informed by the forefront of the field of learning;
- judge the value of the source material available for the study of this period
- assess the contribution of the work of specific historians to our understating of the ‘revolutionary decade’
The first module, Sources and debates in the Irish revolution, will examine contemporary writings, speeches and debates of the revolutionary period, with the attention on such figures as Padraig Pearse, James Connolly, Edward Carson, James Craig, David Lloyd George, Arthur Griffith, Terence MacSwiney, Constance Markiewicz, and many others.
The final module, Public history, Commemoration, and the Irish Revolution, focuses on the role of ‘public history’, that is, the use of the events of this ‘revolutionary decade’ by politicians and other groups and individuals to promote contemporary agendas.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Sources and debates in the Irish revolution
- Historiography of the Irish revolution
- Public history
- History Dissertation
- History Research
- Issues in Politics
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesHistory Gender & Sexuality Studies View 13 other Masters in Gender & Sexuality Studies in Ireland
- The entry requirement is a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent in History or a cognate discipline.
- Candidates who hold a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in History or a cognate discipline will also be considered subject to a written expression of interest and/or interview consistent with the school selection procedures.
International16400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16400 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6130 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Cork
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.