Program Title

MA Public History

Program Duration (Months)

12

Study Modes

Full Time

Country
Educational qualification required for admission

Graduate degree

Admission Criteria

University College Dublin international admission is based on a variety of factors including the students' past academic records and grades, standardized test scores, etc. If an interview is required as part of the application, the university will be in touch with the applicant through a phone call or an online interview.

Application Requirements:

  • A completed application form
  • Official transcripts from all previous academic institutions attended
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Official English Proficiency Test Scores
  • 2 Letters of Academic reference/recommendation (wherever applicable)
  • Resume, CV or Portfolio (wherever applicable)
  • Letter of Acceptance issued by the University College Dublin
  • A current passport/travel document
  • 2 colored passport-sized photographs
  • Medical Insurance
  • Financial Support Statements
Program Description

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.

  • Provides successful graduates with both theoretical and practical skills to disseminate history across multiple platforms
  • Develops skillset as a historian alongside interdisciplinary analysis of memory studies and commemoration
  • Practical skills in podcasting, exhibitions, and conference organisation
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Program Level
Medium of Instruction

English

Location

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

IELTS Requirement

6

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