Irish Regional History

Carlow College - St. Patrick's


Course Name Irish Regional History
Course Provider Carlow College - St. Patrick's
Course Code 110032 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application Process
Individuals wishing to be considered for entry to this programme apply directly to Carlow College. Application form can be downloaded from the Carlow College website at
Duration 18 months part-time.
Course Fee €2,250 per annum.
Entry Requirements

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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 2...

Number of Places Min intake: 8
Interview Yes
Comment Only programme of this kind on the east coast of Ireland.

Focus on ‘doing’ Irish regional history and heritage and the final capstone project can be less daunting than a full thesis.

Study of Oral History is unique to these degrees, and can help to solidify the accuracy of historical happening.

Opportunity at the end of semester two to progress to the M.A. in Irish Regional History.
Course Content

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Irish Regional History offers both a challenging and rewarding introduction into the advanced study of history by combining a range of taught modules as well as opportunities for independent research. ...

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
• Irish Regional History Project
Careers or Further Progression

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Irish Regional History aims to provide graduates with the skills and expertise to pursue a range of professional pathways, in for example, Heritage Agencies and Centres, Local Authority Heritage Offi...

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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