Students on this English and History (Hons) programme at Carlow College develop a deep knowledge of literature in English and history, and more generally, advanced understandings of human society and culture at the local, regional and global level.
An exciting and comprehensive programme
The structure of the programme gives students a solid foundation in both English literature and History in Years 1 and 2, before allowing them to specialise in either English or History, or to keep a balance between the subjects in Years 3 and 4.
What can you expect to learn?
The programme equips students with the essential tools needed for the 21st century by nourishing critical thinking, developing communication skills and fostering creativity. It also prepares graduates for life after college by teaching them employability skills through special career skills and career practice modules.
Where can you expect to go?
Graduates of this programme find employment in many different fields such as primary and post-primary teaching, arts and heritage, civil service, marketing and media. Graduates can also go onto further postgraduate study in a wide range of areas.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Medieval Europe: Crusades, Conflict and Crises
- Debating History
- Critical Approaches to Literature
- Theatre of the European Renaissance
- Romantic Poetry
- Public History and Cultural Heritage
- Re-Imagining Ireland 1700-1850
- Revolutions in the Transatlantic World 1763-1877
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesHistory Language Studies Literature View 27 other Bachelors in History in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- successfully completed a second level/high school qualification equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate. Certified copies of all Educational Qualifications to date should be attached to applications; and
- a minimum score of 6.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). If English is not the first language of the applicant, he/she should review the English Language Entry Requirements for Admission to Carlow College, St. Patrick’s and provide the necessary paperwork with a completed application form.
International7392 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7392 EUR per year during 48 months.
- All full-time undergraduate courses at Carlow College are covered under the Department of Education & Skills Free Fees Initiative.
- In order to qualify for free fees you must have been living in an EEA member state or Switzerland for at least three of the five years before starting a course.
Living costs for Carlow
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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