|Category:||Educational Courses, Heritage and Folklore, Masters Programmes|
|Duration:||2 years part-time|
|Credit:||Various exit routes please see details below|
|Start Date:||September 2019|
|Qualification Required:||Primary Degree or equivalent academic qualification/ Recognition for prior learning and experience|
|Qualification Attained:||Master's Degree|
The Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/MA in Historical and Heritage Studies of the North West will focus on the lives of ordinary people in the past and the heritage we have inherited. It incorporates history, heritage, landscape and agriculture studies, museum studies and folklore to help students better understand both the past and the present and the continuum between the two. It will broaden and deepen students’ intellectual and scholarly experience, and build their academic skills and confidence. Innovative teaching and learning strategies, including fieldwork and site visits, will observe the principles of adult learning and the lifelong learning process.
On completion of the programme, students will have:
• Concepts, Sources & Methods in Historical Studies (10 ECTS)
• Local History (10 ECTS)
• The Irish Land (10 ECTS)
• Ireland in the 20th Century (10 ECTS)
• Preserving the Past (5 ECTS)
• Advanced Research Methods (15 ECTS)
• Dissertation (30 ECTS)
Classes run on Friday nights, 6-9pm, and Saturdays, 9am-5pm
|Module Title||Lecturer||Dates & Location|
|Concepts, sources & methods in Historical Studies||Dr John O'Callaghan||
Friday 20 September & Saturday 21 September [Éist Linn 2]
Saturday 5 October [ST2]
Saturday 2 November [Lecture Room 4]
|Local History||Dr John O'Callaghan||
Friday 4 October [Lecture Room 4]
Friday 1 November [Lecture Room 4]
Friday 15 November & Saturday 16 November [Lecture Room 4]
|Ireland in the 20th Century||Dr John O'Callaghan||
Friday 10 January & Saturday 11 January
Friday 7 & Saturday 8 February
|The Irish Land||Mr John Kerrigan||
Friday 20 & Saturday 21 March
Friday 3 and Saturday 4 April
|Preserving the Past||Dr Pádraig Deignan||
Friday 8 and Saturday 9 May
September – December 2020
Advanced Research Methods – 15 ECTS
Successful completion of Advanced Research Methods in autumn 2020 (along with modules in Year 1) satisfies the requirements for a Postgraduate Diploma.
January – July 2021
Master of Arts Dissertation – 30 ECTS
No formal weekend sessions. Students complete dissertation under supervision of faculty member.
Dissertation submission date (for 2021 graduation): July 2021
Successful examination of the Dissertation in 2021 satisfies the requirements for a Master of Arts.
Postgraduate Certificate (3 modules, 30 ECTS); Postgraduate Diploma (6 modules, 60 ECTS); Master's Degree: (6 modules, 90 ECTS)
It will be of interest to anyone currently practicing history or aspiring to practice history in the public domain, especially in the heritage sector, public institutions, museums, libraries, archives and schools. It will also appeal to graduates and teachers seeking continuing professional development opportunities and those who have completed study in a related field. The transferable nature of the skills acquired will be valuable to people from a wide variety of professional backgrounds.
• A primary degree (min H2:2) or evidence of equivalent academic achievement
• Applicants without the above but with relevant personal / professional experience will also be considered for admission and invited for interview
Opportunities will exist in the heritage industry (museums, heritage centres and organisations, tourism agencies and enterprises), lecturing, rural development, research, archives and libraries, among other areas.
To maximise the benefit of the programme to participants, the intake is restricted to 20 students. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early.
Please complete the on-line application form below - see link under 'tutor profiles' - or you can print the application form and follow the payment option below. Alternatively, you can send a cheque or postal order for €40 (non-refundable application fee) made payable to St. Angela’s College. We also require a passport size photo and a copy of academic transcripts if relevant.
National University of Ireland, Galway - NUI Galway (Level 9)
EU €5,840 (including the €40 registration fee which is to be paid before registration)
€2,900 per year which must be paid in two equal instalments. The first instalment is due by 31 October and the second is due by 31 January.
This fee is subject to a yearly review
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER USING PAYPAL FOR PAYMENT OF FEES.
DR JOHN O'CALLAGHAN
PROGRAMME DIRECTOR - MA HISTORICAL AND HERITAGE STUDIES OF THE NORTH WEST
CENTRE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING
ST ANGELA'S COLLEGE
T: 071 9135628
|Application Fee||€ 40.00|
|Installment 1||€ 980.00|
|Installment 2||€ 960.00|
|Installment 3||€ 960.00|