Postgraduate Study

The School of History at UCC is a leading centre for postgraduate study with over 60 postgraduates working on taught and research degrees annually. Its success in nurturing postgraduate studies reflects its strong research and public profile.

Its specialists in cultural, economic, political, intellectual, international, and social themes guide research into significant dimensions of Ireland, Europe and the wider world from the late antiquity to the twenty first century.

Currently, its staff supervise postgraduates on countless topics across all time periods including Irish-European interactions, migration, representations of Ireland, the Renaissance, ecclesiastical history, nationalisms (Irish, Polish, French, German, American etc.), war and peace, International Relations, European Studies, strategy, memory and history, the Irish famine, the Irish revolution (1912-1923), independent Ireland, international history, labour, women, social questions, digital history, European history, the Cold War and American foreign policy.

The School has seven MA programmes:

It is a key contributor to collaborative MAs with other academic units including:

The School also offers MRes, MPhil and PhD programmes as well as the Masters Qualifying Examination in History and the Higher Diploma in Arts in History. 

Applications for all programmes are made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre in Galway (PAC) at http://www.pac.ie/ucc

How to Apply

Further information available from programme co-ordinators or Deirdre/Geraldine, Postgraduate Administration Office, School of History, Tyrconnell 021-4902755 deirdre@ucc.ie

For information on scholarship opportunities within the School of History, click here.

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