2021/2022

MA (LOCAL HISTORY)

NFQ Level 9, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The MA in Local History is a part-time programme and runs for 24 months from the date of first registration for the programme. It is run on a cyclical basis and commences again in September 2018. Coursework consists of a taught component of weekly evening lectures and seminars in Part I, concentrating on historiographical and research issues.

In Part I, Year I students take taught modules to the value of 30 credits. Students will also undertake work on the dissertation to the value of 15 credits during Year 1 which meets the satisfaction of the Programme Board. In Part II, Year 2 students complete a research dissertation of 25,000-30,000 words to the value of 60 credits.

Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I - Year 1
HI6028 Independent Research I (5 credits)
HI6029 Independent Research II (5 credits)
HI6030 Perspectives on Local Cork History (10 credits)
HI6031 Local History Research: Sources and Methods (10 credits)
plus
Students undertake workload to the value of 15 credits on the dissertation which will be assessed at the end of Year 2.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Part II - Year 2
HI6027 Research Dissertation in Local History (60 credits)


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Postgraduate Certificate in Local History
Candidates who pass at least 30 credits of taught modules may opt to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Local History.

Programme Learning Outcomes for MA in Local History (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for Postgraduate Certificate in Local History (NFQ Level 9, Minor award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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