History Hub

HistoryHub

Connecting past and present

UCD School of History offers an extensive range of both taught and research graduate programmes in history and in archives management, at Certificate, Diploma, MA, and PhD levels. In a recent webinar, hosted by Assistant Professor Sandra Scanlon, programme directors, and current and former students, came together to discuss the various Masters programmes. Watch the webinar now.

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Emeritus Professor UCD

MA Programmes at UCD History

UCD School of History is rated in the top 100 for History around the world (QS World Rankings, 2023). Based in the heart of UCD’s main campus and home to a large and diverse group of world-class historians, staff teach a broad range of histories that span the globe, from the early medieval period to the present day. The School of History offers an extensive range of both taught and research graduate programmes in history and in archives management, at Certificate, Diploma, MA, and PhD levels. All courses are offered on both a part time and full time basis.

Taught Masters

MA History courses at University College Dublin offer both a challenging and a rewarding introduction to the advanced study of History. In a recent webinar for UCD College of Arts and Humanities hosted by Assistant Professor Sandra Scanlon, programme directors, and current and former students, came together to discuss the various Masters programmes. Watch the webinar now.

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MA Programmes at UCD History

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MA Public History

Learn all about MA Public History video with Assistant Professor Conor Mulvagh.

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MA Irish History

Learn about MA Irish History video with Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Assistant Professor Fionnuala Walsh, Associate Professor Ivar McGrath, and Assistant Professor Irial Glynn.

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MA Medieval Studies

Learn about MA Medieval Studies with Professor Michael Staunton.

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MA Archives and Record Management

Learn about MA Archives and Records Management with Dr Elizabeth Mullins (from 38:46).

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MA European History

Learn about MA European History with Professor William Mulligan (from 31:00).

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MA Global History

Learn about MA Global History with Assistant Professor Mark Jones (from 34:54).

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MA History of Welfare and Medicine in Society

Learn about MA History of Welfare and Medicine in Society with Associate Professor Catherine Cox (from 26:22).

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MA International War Studies

Learn about MA International War Studies segment with Professor Robert Gerwarth.

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Learn more about all of the MA programmes in history at University College Dublin at https://www.myucd.ie/

Latest Podcasts

A History of Xenophobia

History Hub presents a series of interviews between our editor Dr Irial Glynn and a number of leading experts on the history of xenophobia.

St Brigit and the beginnings of Irish history

In this episode of History Hub’s podcast series, a recording of ‘St Brigit and the beginnings of Irish history’ a panel discussion organised by UCD’s Dr Fionnuala Walsh. The panel discussion featured historians: Associate Prof. Elva Johnston (UCD); Assistant Professor Megan Welton (UCD); Dr Niamh Wycherley (Maynooth); and Dr Elizabeth Dawson (Carlow College).

The Holocaust as World History

Holocaust Education Ireland’s Holocaust Memorial Lecture for 2024 was given by Prof. Doris L. Bergen from University of Toronto. A podcast of her lecture – “The Holocaust as World History” – is now available on History Hub.

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