Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and Geography (Mayo)
NFQ Level: 8
Programme Duration: One year add-on
Mode of Study: Full time
Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT
This programme provides graduates with a range skills sought by employers in today's job market.
It builds on knowledge gained in the Level 7 programme, focusing on History and Geography.
Programme modules may include
- Environmental Management & Sustainability
- Archaeology Theory and Practice
- Geographical Information Systems
- Imagining Ireland
- Adventure Tourism
- Heritage Studies
- European History: 20th Century
You will also carry out an independent research project in the dissertation module.
Graduates of this programme now work as:
- Museum curators
- Genealogy researchers
- Education and information officers
- Rural development officers
Graduates have also developed careers in the environmental sector with:
- National Parks and Wildlife Service
- Local Authorities.
GMIT Level 8 qualifications are recognised worldwide for postgraduate entry.
Graduates of this programme have undertaken post-graduate study at Masters and Doctoral level in a range of institutions.
Disciplines in which graduates of the Mayo Campus have undertaken post-graduate study include:
- Architectural Conservation
- Environmental Management
Students of the programme undertake fieldtrips locally and nationally to a range of sites of relevance. They may also avail of the option to participate in an international fieldtrip. Past study locations include Rome, Florence and Berlin.
Dr Fiona White
Tel. +353 (0)94 904 3216
E-mail: Fiona White