Why do a postgrad in Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences?

What does Technical Writing have in common with Politics? Both are postgrad courses within UL’s Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences faculty.

Although all programmes within the faculty span a range of disciplines – from an MA in Sociology or International Studies to History and Creative Writing –  they arm students with the hard and soft skills that are in demand across multiple industries: including communication, analytics, consulting, international relations, recruitment, politics, and writing.

This is achieved through a strong emphasis on debate, research and analytical skills. Courses are also structured on real-world learning, with course directors working closely with industry leaders.

UL helps postgrad Arts student to specialise in a topic which inspires them the most – and to develop their own Unique Language required to excel in their career. 

Download your essential guide to a postgraduate in Arts, Humanities & Social Science here - including expert advice, courses, and benefits.

Find your course

Course Title Duration
Applied Linguistics (International) MA 1 Year
Community Engagement - Professional Diploma 11 Months
Community Research MA 1 Year
Creative Writing - MA 1 Year FT, 2 Years PT
English MA 1 Year Full Time 2 Years Part Time
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - Graduate Certificate/ Graduate Diploma 1 Year PT (Certificate); 2 Years PT (Diploma)
European Politics & Governance MA 1 Year
European Studies MA (Double Degree) 2 Years FT
Gaeilge - MA 1 Year FT, 2 Years PT
History MA 1 Year
History of Family - MA 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
History of Family - MA (Online) 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
Intermediary Studies - Professional Diploma 1 Year
International Commercial Law LLM 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
International Studies MA 1 Year
International Trade Law (Professional Diploma) 1 year
Journalism MA (incorporating MAJ, Sport) 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
Law (General) LLM 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
Law and Technology - Professional Diploma 1 Year
Law LLB (Graduate Entry) 2 Years
Law, Human Rights in Criminal Justice LLM/MA 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
Law, Human Rights in Criminal Justice LLM/MA (Online) 2 Years Part-time
Local History MA 2 Years
Peace and Development Studies MA 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
Politics MA 1 Year
Public Administration & Law (Online) - Graduate Certificate 1 Year
Public Administration - Graduate Diploma/MA 1 Year Full Time 2 Year Part Time
Public History & Cultural Heritage - MA 1 Year Full-time or 2 Years Part-time
Serious Crime Investigation - Graduate Certificate 1 year
Serious Crime Investigation, MA 1 Year
Sociology (Youth, Community & Social Regeneration) MA 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
Sociology and Data Analytics - MSc 1 Year Full Time - 2 Year Part Time
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages MA 1 Year
Teaching, Learning & Scholarship, Graduate Diploma 1 Year
Technical Communication & E-Learning - MA 1 Year Full-Time OR 2 Years Part-Time
Technical Writing - Graduate Certificate 2 Years