MA in History of the Family

MA in History of the Family

The central purpose of the MA in the History of the Family is to combine the strengths of two traditions: that of the independent researcher into family history and that of established disciplines in history particularly the well developed sub discipline of the history of the family. The objective is a history that is fully contextualised, culturally significant and academically grounded. To provide those interested in the history of the family with an opportunity to obtain formal training in the methodologies and concepts of the history of the family.

MA in History

MA in History

This is a one year, full-time course at MA level.

MA in Gender, Culture and Society

MA in Gender, Culture and Society

The aims of this interdisciplinary programme are: To provide students with an advanced understanding of gender as a social and cultural construct To facilitate a deepening of knowledge regarding current historical, cultural, sociological, and/or political approaches to the study of gender To enable students to critically evaluate theoretical approaches to gender and sexuality To support and facilitate independent self-directed learning To hone students’ intellectual and generic skills in preparation for further academic/and or professional work To work with students towards developing clear

MA in European Politics and Governance

MA in European Politics and Governance

The MA in European Politics and Governance is a one-year full-time programme designed to provide students with an advanced understanding of how European societies are governed through the complex interaction between public and private actors at different levels of government. The ability of national governments to determine domestic policy outcomes is increasingly limited by interdependencies with local and European levels of government.

MA in Ethics in International Affairs

MA in Ethics in International Affairs

The new MA programme in Ethics and International Affairs is a one-year, full-time programme that offers specialised graduate training in political theory with a focus on the global dimension. Many of today's real-world challenges, such as climate change, poverty, inequality, transitional exploitation, are no longer confined to the boundaries of nation-states and raise distinct moral concerns.

MA in English

MA in English

To broaden and deepen the students' knowledge of literatures in English, literary and cultural theory, and textual practices; To provide students with a knowledge of the cultural, political, and historical contexts of literary movements and genres; To ensure that students can engage with current critical debates in the areas of, for example, modernism, post-colonialism, utopianism, gender and literature, and migration studies; To enable students to develop their writing and editing skills in the production of a literary magazine; To enhance students' analytical and critical thinking skills,

MA in Creative Writing

MA in Creative Writing

The University of Limerick offers a Master of Arts in Creative Writing, taught by internationally successful authors including our Chair of Creative Writing, Professor Joseph O’Connor (author of the million-selling Star of the Sea), Donal Ryan (The Spinning Heart) and Giles Foden, (The Last King of Scotland).

MA in Critical Irish Studies

MA in Critical Irish Studies

This MA will address current issues in Ireland and the Irish diaspora, with particular attention to social theory, performance/performativity, historical depth and aesthetic nuance. Students will learn not only to identify and analyze but also to question received narratives of culture, society, arts, history, politics, law and languages. The focus is on currents that affect Ireland, as well as the construction and performance of these very concepts.

MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

The MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies offers students the opportunity to engage in the comparative study of a range of world literatures and cultural practices in a combination that is currently unique in Ireland.

Teastas & Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge

Teastas & Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge

The Teastas/Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge: An Ghaeilge sa Saol Comhaimseartha is an innovative programme tailor made for the adult learner. The ideal participate will have an interest in exploring key aspects of the Irish language in its contemporary environment and will wish to obtain a University qualification in Irish. The programme also targets individuals seeking a formal language improvement programme as part of a continuous professional development plan.

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