Military History & Strategic Studies

Maynooth University

 

Course Name Military History & Strategic Studies
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHP58 MHP59
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MA
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 12 July 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration MHP58: 1 year Full-time
MHP59: 2 years Part-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020. https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships
Entry Requirements

Expand+The normal admission requirement is for at least a Second Class Honours degree in history or other related disciplines within the Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences. Candidates may be asked to attend an interview.

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Comment

Expand+The Department of History at Maynooth is one of the leading contributors to historical scholarship in Ireland. With an international reputation as a centre of excellence for individual and group research, and high profile researchers directly engaged...

Course Content

Expand+This course provides an in-depth introduction into the disciplines of military history and strategic studies. It aims to immerse students in the study of conflict from the late 1700s to the present-day, providing them with an overview of the developm...

Subjects Taught The programme will be delivered through a variety of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Students must take three 10 x credit core courses (HY675 “Modern Warfare I”, HY676 “Modern Warfare II” and HY692 “Strategic & Security Studies”). They also take two 10 x credit modules chosen from a list of electives available that year. (Total 50 Credits).

A total of 40 credits are awarded for thesis preparation (Semester 1, HY668, 10 credits) and thesis completion (HY679, 30 credits).
Assessment Method Assessment is through a mix of written assignments and in-class presentations. Students also develop a 20,000 word thesis on a subject of their choice. There is much emphasis on independent study.
Careers or Further Progression Graduates from this course have gone on to work in IT, academic administration, third level education, the heritage industry, the Civil Service and also in the defence sector.

Military officers from the Irish Defence Forces, the USA and Germany have attended this course for career advancement purposes.

Many graduates have engaged in further postgraduate research and have enrolled in PhD programmes in Maynooth University and elsewhere.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr. David Murphy
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3729
Email david.murphy@mu.ie
Website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/history
Address Department of History, Maynooth University, Maynooth, County Kildare, Republic of Ireland
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