Public History

University College Dublin


Course Name Public History
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z247 Z248
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, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2021/2022 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MA Public History FT (Z247)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

MA Public History PT (Z248)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 1 Year Full time or 2 Years Part Time
Course Fee

Expand+Fees, Funding and Scholarships
MA Public History (Z247) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7920
nonEU fee per year - € 19900

MA Public History (Z248) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4760
nonEU fee per year - € 9950


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Financial Support Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.

The Margaret MacCurtain Scholarship in Women's History (see UCD School of History website)

Kevin B Nowlan Scholarship in Irish or Modern European History (see UCD School of History website)
Entry Requirements

Expand+A primary degree in an appropriate field such as a Bachelor of Arts, or in a cognate discipline. You must supply details of any third level institutions you have attended and professional qualifications you have attained.

Excellent academic grades...


Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes

Course Content

Expand+MA Public History
The MA Public History draws upon the established strength and expertise of the UCD School of History. Within this program you will work closely with historians who are active in the practice of public history and commemorations. Th...

Subjects Taught Dissertation HIS41240
Disseminating History HIS42020
Introduction to Public History: Practicing Public History
Practising Public History HIS42350
Public History Internship Programme HIS42360
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Students graduating from this programme will be equipped for careers in media, history, further academic study (PhD programmes), research, policy, heritage, and education (both within Ireland and abroad). The quality and versatility of MA programmes within the School of History has allowed its graduates to pursue careers in a wide range of professions including journalism, publishing, teaching, government, law, archives, public relations, and librarianship.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Kate O'Hanlon
Contact Number: 00 353 (0)1 716 8371
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