MA European History (Part Time)


Maynooth University    Department of History

Part time See Course MA 2 years part time
History & Archaeology (19)

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The MA in European History (part-time) at Maynooth University is a comprehensive programme that immerses students in the fascinating world of European history. With a focus on critical research and writing skills, students have the opportunity to explore vital debates in the field and develop their expertise. The programme offers a range of compulsory and optional modules, allowing students to tailor their studies to their interests. The highlight of the programme is the completion of a minor research thesis, guided by a dedicated supervisor. With excellent career prospects in academia, journalism, and more, this programme is perfect for history enthusiasts looking to take their passion to the next level.

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The MA in European History (part-time) introduces students to vital debates in European History while developing their critical research and writing skills. Students are offered a combination of compulsory and optional modules, and must also write a minor research thesis. Compulsory taught modules familiarise students with significant contributions to the field, introduce them to the nature of postgraduate research, and prepare them to write the thesis. These are complemented by optional modules drawn from this and other MA programmes within the Department. Students are assigned a thesis supervisor in the first semester. Part-time students complete their coursework throughout the first year and write the thesis in the second year.

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Entry Requirements

Students who have an honours degree with a 1:1, a 2.(i) or high 2.(ii) grade in History before the programme begins will be offered a place. Other applications will be considered depending on available spaces. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.




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