MA Local History (Part-time)


Maynooth University    Department of History

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

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Embark on a captivating journey through time with the MA in Local History (Part-time) at Maynooth University. Delve into the rich tapestry of a specific region's past, exploring its people, culture, and pivotal events. Uncover hidden historical gems and gain a profound insight into how the past has shaped the present. This two-year programme offers a comprehensive curriculum, blending core modules in historical research with optional modules covering diverse topics such as heritage, urban evolution, and medieval Ireland. The highlight of the programme is the opportunity to conduct in-depth research and produce a minor thesis under the guidance of expert supervisors. Unlock a world of career opportunities in academia, archaeology, and cultural heritage with this esteemed qualification. To secure a place, applicants need an honours degree in History with a 1:1, 2.(i), or high 2.(ii) grade. Limited spaces are available for exceptional candidates with equivalent qualifications. Join us at Maynooth University and become a steward of local heritage, preserving the past for future generations.

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Local History is the study of a particular place or region in the past, including its people, culture and events. It is the foundation upon which a sense of community and belonging is built. It examines closely how historic incidents and individuals have affected the development of the region in question, providing a deeper understanding of the past and how it has shaped the present.

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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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