Postgraduate
MPhil Modern Irish History

Trinity College Dublin

Course Overview


The M.Phil in Modern Irish History introduces well-qualified Humanities or Social Sciences graduates to research in modern Irish history,

to the problems currently addressed by historians and to the methods they apply to study of the subject. Drawing on the current interests of staff, the course is based on the rich resources of Trinity College Dublin’s library and of the adjacent Dublin libraries and archives. The course provides opportunities for in-depth study of selected issues in modern Irish history. It also serves as an introduction to students wishing to pursue doctoral studies.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Dublin City

What is the length of the course?

12 Months (1 Year) Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

12

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 16,868

Living Costs per year

€ 12,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • Trinity is the #1 ranked university in Ireland.
  • Students taking the M.Phil in Modern Irish History in Trinity College join a vibrant academic community, interacting with people on other Masters programmes, with PhD students, and with early career researchers as well as established faculty in the School of Histories and Humanities.
  • M.Phil in Modern Irish History students attend the four departmental History seminars, where new research by Irish and international historians is presented, analysed and debated.
  • M.Phil in Modern Irish History students may also participate and assist in the presentation of various academic conferences and other events which are run each year by the department's Research Centers.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

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As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

Applicants should normally have at least an upper second class (2.1) honors Bachelor degree or equivalent (for example, GPA of 3.3) in a relevant area. Since places on the course are limited, applicants may be interviewed or asked to submit a writing sample for assessment.

English Requirements

• IELTS: Grade 6.5 overall
• TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based. The test taken here should be TOEFL IBT
• Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)
• Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 110/160, dated since January 2020

Special Entry Requirements

n/a

Career Prospects


Notes


Offers will be made on a rolling basis. Should places remain unfilled, later applications may be considered.