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History - Local History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #310 (QS) ,
History - Local History MA, University College Cork The taught component (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. 

About

Particular attention will be devoted to the historiographical dimension of research and to the changing relationship between local and national history.

Learning outcomes

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

Programme Structure

Courses include :

  • Independent Research 
  • Perspectives on Local Cork History
  • Local History Research: Sources and Methods
  • Research Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • An honours degree (at 2.2 level) 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

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2430 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2430 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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