University College Cork


Course Name Genealogy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-DGNL
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE September 2022
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 26 August 2022

How Do I Apply
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Duration 2 years part-time

Blended - Online lectures with in person field trips.

This course is on Thursdays from 6.30pm - 9.30pm with occasional Saturdays.
Course Fee €1500 per academic year.

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates must be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application.

Candidates would normally hold Leaving Certificate or FETAC Level 5 qualification or equivalent and/or hold relevant experience or demonstrate an interest in the ...

Financial Support All ACE students are eligible to apply for loan membership of the Lough Credit Union. Students who join the Lough Credit Union loan scheme will be issued a membership number which must be inputted when registering online for this course. The purpose of this partnership is to provide finance for students, so that all may be in a position to take this course via a weekly payments system. The Lough Credit Union may be contacted at 021-4963384 or by emailing
Course Content


The Diploma in Genealogy combines practical skills with portfolio based assessments designed to equip our learners with transferable skills aimed at genealogy, heritage and tourism employment. The course offers modules in genealogy, field...

Subjects Taught

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AD1031 Fieldwork in Genealogy (10 credits)
This module will engage students in fieldwork; the building blocks of genealogical practical research. Students will experience field work within both the urban and archival dimension and learn how ...

Assessment Method Assessment is by various forms of continuous assessment.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Family History Centre
Historical record keeping
Commencement to career route to professional genealogist
Historical researcher
Tourism centre
Further Enquiries For Academic Queries and Course Content Queries please contact the Programme Coordinator David Butler at

If you require further assistance with your online application please contact the Programme Administrator Deborah Kerrisk at .
Location VENUE
Blended - Online lectures with in person field trips.
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