History - Local History, M.A. | Part time | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
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History - Local History

24 months
Duration
6330 EUR/year
2430 EUR/year
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About

The taught component of History - Local History MA, University College Cork programme (Part I) will provide a practical guide to the writing of Irish Local History, discussing the most effective use of the main sources (both public and private records, from the thirteenth century to the twentieth) from a historical perspective. 

Overview

Particular attention of History - Local History MA, University College Cork programme will be devoted to the historiographical dimension of research and to the changing relationship between local and national history.

Learning outcomes

The taught component will consist of lectures specially tailored to provide a practical guide to the writing of Irish Local History, indicating the main sources, their location and how best they might be exploited. Methodological issues will be discussed in order to help the student avoid the potential pitfalls associated with the interpretation and presentation of local history.

Programme Structure

Courses include :

  • Independent Research 
  • Perspectives on Local Cork History
  • Local History Research: Sources and Methods
  • Research Dissertation
  • Gender and Sexuality in Ireland, 1870s-1990s

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in History or a cognate subject, or its equivalent.

  • Candidates with relevant experience in local historical studies (e.g. membership of local historical societies and/or heritage groups, publications, etc.) are also invited to apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6330 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6330 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2430 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2430 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 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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