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Irish with History (Hons)

Ulster University

36 months
15360 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Achieve proficiency in written and spoken Irish and an in depth knowledge of the historical processes that have shaped modern society with this Irish with History (Hons) degree at Ulster University.


On the Major Irish pathway, you will study Modern Irish language (grammar, pronunciation, writing) and Modern literature, as well as optional modules (depending on combination) in the development of the language since the Gaelic Revival, Irish Cultural Studies, Folklore, Irish Dialects and Translation.

The literature modules will give you a solid understanding of writing in Irish from the early 20th century to the modern day, including the novel, short story, drama and verse, and the language modules will help you to achieve a high level of competence in written and spoken Irish.

Job roles

With this Irish with History (Hons) degree at Ulster University you could become:

  • civil servant
  • teacher
  • translator
  • broadcaster
  • historian
  • journalist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Irish Government and Politics since 1922
  • Making History: Skills for Historians
  • Defining America: Themes in American History, C17th -C20th
  • The Making of Modern Britain, 1750-1945
  • 'The Age of Extremes': International History 1914-2014
  • Ireland, 1798-1998: Union and Disunion
  • Disenchanted Land? Culture and Society in Early Modern Europe

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A level

  • The A Level requirement for this course is CCC.

Irish Leaving Certificate

  • 96 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at higher level) to include English and Maths at H6 if studied at Higher level or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level.

Scottish Highers

  • Grades DDD
  • A minimum of grade C in Math and English is required at Intermediate Level if not studying at Higher Level.

International Baccalaureate

  • Overall International Baccalaureate profile minimum 24 points (12 at higher level) including English and Maths.


  • For full-time study, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for admission to a first degree course and hold a GCSE pass at Grade C or 4 or above in English Language and Maths (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • fees for full-time
  • Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and EU Settlement Status Fees: £4,630


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