Ireland Since 1800

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ireland Since 1800

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Celtic Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    A general outline of the history of the period and an introduction to some of the core themes in the political, social, economic and cultural history of the period. Field trip to a historic house and museum.

    Learning Outcomes:

    On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
    ·Identify and explore core themes in modern Irish history
    ·Explain key terms and definitions that impact on modern Irish historiography
    ·Develop an appreciation for the broader range of extant sources for the period, especially the surviving built landscape
    ·Assume responsibility for self and group learning through reading a broad range of selected works and contributing knowledge to group discussions

    Teaching & Learning methods:
    24 lecture hours

    Continuous Assessment detail(s): Total marks 100. In-class test: 25%; Essay (3,500 words) 75%.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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