Irish Studies

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Irish Studies
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 26578 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time or 3 years part-time.

Morning and afternoon classes
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entrance requirements
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject with evidence of study of Ireland, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

Applicants who hold a 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject with ...

Number of Places No restrictions.

Expand+Irish Studies highlights

Internationally Renowned Experts
• The MA in Irish Studies is unique in offering a broad range of options in the social sciences as well as the humanities, making our programme truly interdisciplinary.
• There are m...

Course Content

Expand+Irish Studies is a broad field of area studies utilising a range of disciplines to explore holistically the history, culture and society of the island of Ireland and its global relationships.

The modules available reflect the range of Irish Stud...

Subjects Taught

Expand+All students take the following core module:
IRS7011: ‘Belfast: Place, Identity and Memory in a Contested City’ offers a unique introduction to Irish Studies through the study of Belfast - Ireland's second city and the capital of Northern Irela...

Assessment Method

Expand+Taught modules are usually assessed by a combination of written assignments and class participation. Students who have reached a pass in these will submit a dissertation (not exceeding 15,000 words).

A combination of written assignments and class ...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Students of the Institute of Irish Studies go on to pursue careers not only as scholars, but also in a wide range of occupations, including the media, in the heritage sector, public administration and in business.


Further Enquiries Professor Peter Gray, Professor
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics - Professor History
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3433, +44 (0)28 9097 5226
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