History - Medieval History

University College Cork


Course Name History - Medieval History
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE46 CKD23
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 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

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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.
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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...

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 Modules
Further details on the modules listed above can be found in our book of modules. Any modules listed above are indicative of the current set of modules for this course but are subject to change from year to year.

Students may be requested to contribute towards the field trip as part of module HI 6039 Skills for Medieval Historians
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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