History - Local History

University College Cork

 

Course Name History - Local History
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE43
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 Part time, Evening
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.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Duration 2 Years Part Time.

Course Practicalities
Coursework consists of a taught component of weekly evening lectures (Wednesday 6.30 - 8.30 p.m) and seminars in Year I.
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Financial Support For funding and grant information please see: http://www.ucc.ie/en/study/postgrad/cost/
Entry Requirements

Expand+An honours degree (at 2.2 level) in History or a cognate subject, or its equivalent.

Candidates with relevant experience in local historical studies (e.g. membership of local historical societies and/or heritage groups, publications, etc.) are als...

Comment

Expand+Course Practicalities
Coursework consists of a taught component of weekly evening lectures (Wednesday 6.30 - 8.30 p.m) and seminars in Year I.

The taught component will consist of lectures specially tailored to provide a practical guide to the wr...

Course Content

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The taught component (Part I) will provide a practical guide to the writing of Irish Local History, discussing the most effective use of the main sources (both public and private records, from the thirteenth century to the twentieth) ...

Subjects Taught

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The programme addresses the following:
Semester 1: Sources for Irish Local History
Course Introduction
• UCC Archives and Library Holdings
• Cork City and County Archives and Library Holdings
• Digital History
• Medi...

Assessment Method Evaluation is by a 5,000 word essay and continuous assessment in Part I, to be completed by 1 June in year one and a 25,000-30,000 word dissertation on an approved topic in Part II must be submitted by the end of year 2.
Further Enquiries Dr Donal O'Drisceoil
email:d.odriscoll@ucc.ie
Tel:00 353 21 490 3048

Ms Maeve Barry
email:maeve.barry@ucc.ie
Tel: 00 353 21 490 2124
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