Irish & European History, 1200-1600


On completion of this module learners should have a fundamental understanding of the principal themes in Irish and European history from 1200-1600 and a sound knowledge of the key episodes that characterise this period, from the reign of King John to the Battle of Kinsale.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate familiarity with the principal themes and overall narrative structure of later Mediaeval and Early Modern Irish and European history up to 1600.

  2. Outline and describe the key events in Irish History between 1200-1600 positioning them in a broader European context.

  3. Explain the interdisciplinary relationships between later Mediaeval/Early Modern history and cognate disciplines (e.g. archaeology, historical geography, etc.).

  4. Illustrate and communicate the relationship between later Mediaeval/Early Modern history and the broader heritage sector, including the heritage tourism industry.

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