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
PAC Application Information

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PAC code

MHP58 Full-time
MHP59 Part-time

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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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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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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