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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Unleash your passion for history with our captivating MA History programme. Dive into a world of endless possibilities as you tailor your academic journey with our four specialist streams: Medieval and Renaissance History, Media and History, Modern Ireland, and European and International History. Delve deep into historical perspectives and methods, honing your research skills through a 20,000-word dissertation under the guidance of leading scholars. Embrace flexibility with a part-time option spread over two years, allowing you to balance your studies with other commitments. Our innovative assessment methods, including essays, exhibitions, and radio documentaries, will equip you with a diverse skill set valued in various industries worldwide. To join this enriching experience, you'll need a Second Class Honours Grade I in History or a related field. Elevate your career prospects and make your mark on the world with our MA History programme.

About the course

Our MA History is a comprehensive programme that is exceptionally flexible and customisable. It offers a work placement, explores public history, and grants the freedom to choose between four specialist streams:

  • Medieval and Renaissance History
  • Media and History
  • Modern Ireland
  • European and International History

In addition, our integrated skills training cultivates the contribution of historical perspectives and methods for contemporary life and work, and you will gain practical experience and skills by opting for a placement where historical and transferable skills are utilised.

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Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to the MA in History programme, an applicant will normally possess a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent in History, or a cognate/suitable subject (normally in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences or Law). For North American students a cumulative GPA of 3.3 is normal.




Fees

EU Fee (Full-time): €6,450
EU Fee (Part-time): €3,295

Non EU Fee (Full-time): €17,000

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Scholarships

At UCC, we understand there is more than one way to achieve your goals which is why we are committed to making quality university education accessible to everyone. UCC specialises in preparing both domestic and international students for successful university study by offering a number of scholarships to enable suitably qualified students to undertake full-time study towards a university degree. Selection is based on academic merit, previous experience as well as research potential.

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Eligibility

A long list of opportunities for both domestic and international applications, as well as travel funding for current students, can be found on this site. As students may be eligible for more than one scholarship or bursary, we encourage them to explore the website and submit multiple applications if applicable.

Application Procedure

Please see individual scholarships for more information.


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