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Irish Studies An Interdisciplinary Course in Irish Civilisation

Strand A (all courses in this strand are taught through the medium of English)

Students take a series of compulsory modules in Years 1-3. During the final (4th) year there will be an emphasis on optional modules and the writing of a dissertation, allowing students to specialise in areas where they have developed particular interests. See details below.

 

Junior Freshman (Year 1)

 

Interdisciplinary [10 ECTS]:

English [20 ECTS]:

History [20 ECTS]

Irish [10 ECTS]:

 

Senior Freshman (Year 2)

 

Interdisciplinary [10 ECTS]:

English [20 ECTS]

History [20 ECTS]:

Irish [10 ECTS]:

 

Junior Sophister (Year 3)

 

Interdisciplinary [20 ECTS]:

English [20 ECTS]:

History [20 ECTS]:

 

Senior Sophister (Year 4)

 

Interdisciplinary [30 ECTS]:

Options may include:
A. English Options:

  • EN 4303: Irish Short Fiction (10 ECTS)
  • EN 4337: War, Rebellion & History: 18th/19th C Irish Fiction (10 ECTS)
  • EN 4327: Irish Women’s Writing (10 ECTS)
  • EN 4304: Jane Austen (10 ECTS)
  • EN 4319: Shakespeare and Sexuality (20 ECTS)
  • EN 4053: Ulysses in Contexts (10 ECTS)
  • EN 4316: Poetry of the United States (10 ECTS)

B. History Options

  • HI 3091: 1916 Rising (5 ECTS)
  • HI 3090: The Great Irish Famine (5 ECTS)
  • HI 3074: History Writing in Britain and Ireland, 1820-1920 (5 ECTS)
  • HI 3463: Britain and the Second World War (10 ECTS)
  • HI 3449: Popular Culture in 20th Century Ireland (10 ECTS)
  • HI ----: The Rise and Fall of the British Empire (10 ECTS)
  • HI 3494: Race and Ethnicity in American Thought (10 ECTS)
Contact: Pat Carty Last updated: Oct 17 2016.