MA (Local History)


NFQ Level 9, Major Award

The MA (Local History) is a part-time programme that runs for 24 months from the date of first registration for the programme. It is run on a cyclical basis. 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.

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 Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements