Award Type and NFQ level : TAUGHT MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHP60

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 30 June 2018

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Two year MA programme

- Only European History Masters course in the country

- In-depth study of selected topic in early modern and modern European history – from Portugal to Russia



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The normal admission requirement is at least a 2nd Class Honours Degree in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates may be asked to attend an interview. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.

National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850

Head of Department

Department of History

- Small group tuition. Introduction to theories, methods and classical studies in the field.

- Strong emphasis on each student’s development as an independent researcher, and active student participation in the shaping of courses.

- MA thesis on subject of choice.

- Intensive tuition in modern European languages.

Course Duration: 2 years Full-time

  • Preparation for further graduate studies (PhD) in European history.
  • Broad chronological and interregional approach creates generalist knowledge.
  • Strong language component: programme will appeal to students thinking of international careers

Online application only

PAC Code

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.



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