History of Family

University of Limerick


Course Name History of Family
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 101656 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
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Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)

A copy of your birth certificate

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:

• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate
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Duration 1 Year, Full Time or 2 Years, Part Time
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Entry Requirements Applicants should have a primary degree with a second-class honours, in a relevant discipline such as history, archaeology, geography, or Irish Studies (Primary degree: Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland).

Applicants with approved equivalent qualifications who have substantial experience in the History of Family (such as appropriate publications), or relevant professional experience may also be considered for admission.

Course Content The central purpose of the MA in the History of the Family is to combine the strengths of two traditions: that of the independent researcher into family history and that of established disciplines in history particularly the well-developed sub discipline of the history of the family. The objective is a history that is fully contextualised, culturally significant and academically grounded.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Autumn Semester

Core Modules:
• Introduction to the History of Family
• MA research methodology

Choose two of the following elective modules:
• Linking families to communities
• Graduate seminar in Irish cultural history (onlin...

Further Enquiries Contact Course Director
Dr Ciara Breathnach
Tel: +353 (0) 61 233166
Email: ciara.breathnach@ul.ie
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