History - Medieval History

University College Cork


Course Name History - Medieval History
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MAMEHI
Course Type Postgraduate
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €6,130; €3,130 (Year 1 part-time); €3,130 (Year 2 part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+To be considered for registration an applicant will normally have a primary degree of at least Second Class Honours Grade I level in a suitable subject or the equivalent. Applications from students with a Second Class Honours Grade II degree in a sui...


Expand+Course Practicalities
The taught modules in the MA are evenly spread across both the Autumn and Spring semesters, enabling you to balance your work commitments across the academic year, and to leave Semester Three for your research and the writing o...

Course Content

Expand+The MA in Medieval History is a taught, one-year course that gives you the research skills to investigate and interpret the literary and artistic culture of the Middle Ages, particularly of early Ireland and Britain.

You will encounter medieval so...

Subjects Taught

Expand+HI6094 (10 credits): Historical Contexts for Medievalists discusses fundamental turning points and transformations in the history and culture of medieval Western Europe; it consists of seminars and site visits.
HI6090 (10 credits): The Insular World...

Assessment Method In the taught History modules, you are assessed by coursework involving the writing of an essay and the delivery of oral presentations. The Latin module is examined by continuous assessment and by end-of-year exam. You will also complete a minor dissertation (20,000 words maximum) based on your own research of a topic of particular interest to you. The MA in Medieval History has a credit weighting of 90 credits, divided equally between coursework (45 credits) and minor dissertation (45 credits).
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+The course will equip you with the essential skills that enable you to understand and interpret the history and culture (written and visual) of the past. It will introduce new and innovative methodologies that bring fresh insights into medieval times...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Damian Bracken
E: d.bracken@ucc.ie
T: + 353 21 4902950

Deirdre O'Sullivan/Geraldine McAllister,
T: +353 (0)21 4902755
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