Irish Regional History

Carlow College - St. Patrick's


Course Name Irish Regional History
Course Provider Carlow College - St. Patrick's
Course Code 110031 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application Process
Individuals wishing to be considered for entry to this programme apply directly to Carlow College. Application forms can be downloaded from the Carlow College website at
Duration 2 Years part-time.

Each semester is 20 weeks, with two evenings per week from 6.30pm to 9.30pm for 12 weeks of lectures/seminars running from September to December and January to May, aside from the thesis which will encompass 32 weeks of mainly independent study/research.
Course Fee €2,250 per annum.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements and Selection Criteria
The minimum requirements for application for entry to this programme are:

1. A degree at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ with an award at a minimum of secondclass honours grade...

Number of Places Min intake: 8
Interview Yes

Expand+Only programme of this kind on the east coast of Ireland.

Core research skills will be developed culminating in an independent research thesis.

Focus is on ‘doing’ regional history, learning and debating cultural heritage, and practicing or...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The M.A. in Irish Regional History offers both a challenging and rewarding introduction into the advanced study of history by combining a range of taught modules with opportunities for independent research. The programme is struc...

Subjects Taught Year 1:
Semester 1
• Exploring Historiography and Research Methods
• Discourse and Dissonance: Themes in Regional History

Semester 2
• Historical Research, Design and Practice
• Stories from the Archives: Doing Irish Regional History
• Cultural Heritage
• Revealing Hidden Voices: Oral History

Year 2:
Semester 1
• Emerging Histories: Research Seminars

Semester 2
• Thesis
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
The M.A. in Irish Regional History aims to provide graduates with the skills and expertise to pursue a range of professional pathways, for example: heritage agencies and centres, County Council Heritage Officers, conservation and r...

Further Enquiries Enquiries
Dr Elaine Callinan
Programme Director & Lecturer in Modern Irish History
Phone: 059-9153 200

Karen Delaney
Admissions Officer
Phone: 059-9153 243
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