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The MA Public History programme at UCD School of History offers an exciting opportunity to delve into the world of public history and commemorations. This graduate taught course combines academic and practical modules to equip students with a tailored skillset in disseminating history across various media platforms. From podcasting to exhibitions, you'll gain hands-on experience while exploring how history can shape public discourse and policy in areas like culture, education, politics, and media. With excellent career prospects in media, research, heritage, and more, this programme is open to graduates from humanities, social sciences, and related fields. Don't miss the chance to be part of this dynamic field of study!

About the course

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

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. This course offers you the opportunity to build a tailored skillset that will allow you to disseminate history across multiple media, to explore how history can inform public discourse, and to shape policy in culture, education, politics, and the media. Through a mix of academic and practical modules, you will be guided through the theory and application of public history. The course also offers the opportunity for students to undertake relevant work experience in podcasting, publishing, policy, and print media.

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Entry Requirements

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 2H1 or an equivalent of a UCD GPA 3.2 NFQ Level 8. Transcripts will be required.

You will be asked to complete a supporting statement outlining your reasons and motivation for wishing to undertake the course.

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Where will I study?

Where is University College Dublin


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