The MA Public History draws upon the established strength and expertise of the UCD School of History. Within this program you will work closely with historians who are active in the practice of public history and commemorations. This course offers you the opportunity to build a tailored skillset that will allow you to disseminate history across multiple media, to explore how history can inform public discourse, and to shape policy in culture, education, politics, and the media. Through a mix of academic and practical modules, you will be guided through the theory and application of public history. The course also offers the opportunity for students to undertake relevant work experience in podcasting, publishing, policy, and print media.Provides successful graduates with both theoretical and practical skills to disseminate history across multiple platformsDevelops skillset as a historian alongside interdisciplinary analysis of memory studies and commemorationPractical skills in podcasting, exhibitions, and conference organisationCareers & EmployabilityStudents graduating from this programme will be equipped for careers in media, history, further academic study (PhD programmes), research, policy, heritage, and education (both within Ireland and abroad). The quality and versatility of MA programmes within the School of History has allowed its graduates to pursue careers in a wide range of professions including journalism, publishing, teaching, government, law, archives, public relations, and librarianship.
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Rolling Deadline (until spots filled); Minimum H2.1 degree GPA equivalency (GPA 3.2)