Ireland in the Modern World
Area of Study
History, Irish Culture, Political Science, Sociology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units5
Hours & Credits
Political structures, socio-economic forces, ideologies, and cultural artefacts.
On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
- Identify and analyse a number of themes in modern Irish history
- Compile two short to mid-length essays on selected topics in the course using a broad range of secondary sources and some primary sources
- Contribute significantly to self- and group-learning through active participation in tutorial sessions
- Independently consult a range of relevant source material to broaden knowledge gained from lectures and tutorials
Teaching & Learning Methods:
- Lectures: 24 hours
- Tutorials: 12 hours
- Continuous Assessment: 40%
- University scheduled written examination: 60%
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.