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GY105
Arts (History)

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History is about people, the forces that shaped their lives and the ways in which they changed their societies. 

Th BA (History) is a single honours or denominated degree which means that students take only History to degree level. In First year students study history along with two other subjects from the Arts programme. 

In their first year studying History, students examine social, political and cultural developments in Ireland and Europe from the early Middle Ages to World War 1. They also learn about research techniques and meet regularly in small groups. 

Students have the option of spending an Erasmus study year abroad in a partner university. 

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The BA in History is a qualification well suited to a range of career paths and an avenue to further training of a more vocational nature. The research, writing and communication skills that History develops offer an excellent foundation for a variety of careers in public administration, journalism, teaching and education, libraries, community work, heritage, management, industrial relations, the civil service and government, development agencies and various international organisations.



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