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HI6100 History Dissertation

HI6100 History Dissertation

45 credits. This involves training students in historical research and leads to the completion of a minor dissertation on an approved topic in History, written under the directi...
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HI6090 The Insular World in Text and Image

HI6090 The Insular World in Text and Image

10 credits. This develops skills in the interpretation of primary historical sources for understanding the culture of medieval Ireland and Britain. It requires close analysis of...
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HI6089 Insular Encounters with the Wider World

HI6089 Insular Encounters with the Wider World

5 credits. The module examines actual and virtual Insular encounters with real and imagined peoples and places, focusing on the exotic and sacred. It involves close reading of s...
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HI6088 Historical Contexts for Medievalists

HI6088 Historical Contexts for Medievalists

5 credits. This introduces students to key research contexts for themes and topics in medieval history. The module identifies of fundamental turning points and transformations i...
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HI6087 Healthcare in Ireland, 1750 – present

HI6087 Healthcare in Ireland, 1750 – present

10 credits. The module explains how modern healthcare in Ireland has evolved from a long-term historical perspective; and charts the evolving roles of state and voluntary (relig...
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HI6086 Booms and Busts: Key Issues in International Finance since 1700

HI6086 Booms and Busts: Key Issues in International Finance since 1700

10 credits. This surveys the key developments in global finance from the 18th century, looking at patterns and developments in historical perspective. It examines trends in hist...
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HI6084 From Wireless to the World Wide Web: Radio as Historical Source

HI6084 From Wireless to the World Wide Web: Radio as Historical Source

10 credits This module explores the historical value of radio archives and the role of radio as a tool of propaganda predominantly, but not exclusively, in a national context. I...
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HI6083 Radicalism, Dissent and the Print Media in Modern Ireland

HI6083 Radicalism, Dissent and the Print Media in Modern Ireland

10 credits This explores the history of radicalism and dissent in modern Ireland through the print media. This course will explore how the print media has provided both an organ...
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HI6082 Female Activism and Feminism in Ireland, c. 1860-1985

HI6082 Female Activism and Feminism in Ireland, c. 1860-1985

10 credits This explores and evaluates the nature of female activism in Ireland and to situate it in the context of First and Second Wave Feminism. Through the use of selected c...
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HI6081 History on Screen: Film, Television and History

HI6081 History on Screen: Film, Television and History

10 credits This explores the historical value of historically-themed feature films, television dramas, and documentaries, particularly, but not exclusively, in an Irish context....
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HI6077 The Classical Revival 1250-1500

HI6077 The Classical Revival 1250-1500

10 credits The module examines the origins and development of renaissance humanism and the formation of Neo-Latin literature and scholarship. It requires close analysis of selec...
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HI6078 New Worlds, Ancient Texts

HI6078 New Worlds, Ancient Texts

10 credits This module examines the way in which ancient frames of reference were used to interpret new discoveries during the Renaissance. In involves lose analysis of selected...
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HI6076 Changing Directions in History: Transformative Historians and Their Work

HI6076 Changing Directions in History: Transformative Historians and Their Work

5 credits The module examines the principal changes in historical method and historiography that have made a lasting impact on the discipline. It examines central features of hi...
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HI6075 Making History Public

HI6075 Making History Public

10 credits. This explores the concept of Public History and its contested knowledge. It also examines the production and consumption of Public History. The module will examine a...
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HI6074 Debates in the Irish Revolution

HI6074 Debates in the Irish Revolution

10 credits This module acquaints students with significant contemporary debates relating to the revolutionary period in modern Irish history. It consists of a series of discussi...
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HI6063 Work Placement and Portfolio

HI6063 Work Placement and Portfolio

10 credits. Students are provided with, or arrange, approved  learning and placement opportunities in work settings relevant to the programme of study in the School of History. ...
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HI6048 War and Peace: the European State System from 1648 to 1990

HI6048 War and Peace: the European State System from 1648 to 1990

10 credits This offers an analysis of the development of the European state system from the Peace of Westphalia (1648). In It evaluates war and peace-making in European history ...
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HI6026 US Foreign Policy and Contemporary History

HI6026 US Foreign Policy and Contemporary History

10 credits. This option will examine the history of contemporary US foreign policy. It will analyse key issues in the history of US foreign policy during the Cold War and after....
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