About the MA Irish Studies

From Poetry to Parades

Our Irish Studies courses range from the poetry of Seamus Heaney (himself a QUB graduate) to the politics of contested parades in Northern Ireland; from the literature of the Gaelic Revival to the controversies around contemporary commemorations of the Easter Rising and the First World War.

View Ireland from a Belfast Perspective

The MA features an interdisciplinary core module on ‘Belfast: Place, Identity and Memory in a Contested City’

this offers a unique introduction to Irish Studies through the study of Belfast - Ireland's second city and the capital of Northern Ireland since 1921 - and its relationship to the rest of the island and the wider world

See the course outline

Irish Studies Options

Follow your own interests by selecting your Option Modules from our Irish Studies and Research Methods course lists.

Includes courses from English, History, Anthropology, Politics, Sociology and Creative Arts - and new option module for 2018-19 on The Irish Novel in the 20th Century

See MA Options and Structure

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