Geography - Historical Geography of Ireland

University College Dublin


Course Name Geography - Historical Geography of Ireland
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code GEOG30020
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

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Open Learning fees can be paid online, through your SISWeb account after you’ve selected your modules. Students choosing credit modules will pay €500 per module and €350 for audit modules.
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Irish Landlord Landscapes (GEOG30250)
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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2

GEOG30020 Historical Geography of Ireland in the Nineteenth Century
Academic Year 2019/2020

Historical geography focuses on the relationship between space and time and studies the people and events that have shaped the ...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Wk 1: Introduction & Sources
Wk 2: Background to the Nineteenth Century
Wk 3 – 5: Pre-Famine Settlement Landscapes & Fieldtrip (Fri / Sat of Week 5)
Wk 6 – 7: The Great Famine
Wk 8 – 9: Post-Famine Landscapes of Social Change
Wk 10 – 11: Early 20th Century Political and Cultural Landscapes
Wk 12: Recap & Conclusion
Number of Credits 5
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