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History and Geography (Hons)

Atlantic Technological University

48 months
6950 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This History and Geography (Hons) programme from the Atlantic Technological University provides top quality teaching and will appeal to those with an interest in history, geography, archaeology, or wildlife. The course provides graduates with a range of transferable skills in digital media, mapping and communications that are valued by employers.


You will learn in many ways in the classroom, in our customised lab, through practical sessions and field trips with a particular focus on history and geography throughout. You will also have the opportunity to undertake work experience with a relevant host organisation. 

Studying History and Geography (Hons) programme at the Atlantic Technological University will allow you to:

  • Acquire key professional skills valued by employers

  • Progress to the Professional Masters in Education

  • Prepare for a career in the fields of history and geography

  • Acquire transferable skills in digital media and communications

  • Gain employment in the public or private sector

  • Become self-employed

  • Progress to study at Masters and Doctoral levels

Job Opportunities

Sample careers for graduates include:

  • Teacher*

  • Education Officer

  • Environmental Conservation Officer

  • Archaeologist

  • Museum Curator

  • Library and Archives Professional

  • Rural Recreation Officer

  • Green Schools’ Officer

  • Ecotourism operator

  • Environmental consultant

  • Tourism Officer 

*Graduates who wish to qualify as secondary school teachers must complete the Professional Master of Education programme (PME).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Local History 
  • Genealogy 
  • Marketing Practice 
  • The Natural Environment  
  • Geographies of Rural Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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