Awards
No Programme Award Assigned
Programme Code: DK_HDHUM_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:8
Department:Humanities
 

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)Show disciplinary confidence in their chosen fields of humanities study.
 (b)Demonstrate knowledge of genres and define a variety of key concepts specific to their field of humanities studies.
 (c)Address questions in the humanities from a variety of perspectives including the local, global, economic, social & political, literary and historical.
 (d)Demonstrate the abilities of comprehension, interpretation, analysis, synthesis and evaluation as applied to their fields of humanities study.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)Critically evaluate the concepts and theories that underpin their fields of humanities study.
 (b)Explain the current state of knowledge in their fields of humanities study.
 (c)Identify and evaluate scholarly arguments in an objective manner
 (d)Offer original interpretations and recognise valid and invalid arguments.
 (e)Exploit existing digital resources and construct new digital resources that interpret significant aspects of humanities and heritage studies.
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)Analyse problems of interpretation in the humanities using texts, online digital resources and computer modeling.
 (b)Propose novel insights in the humanities, within their field of study.
 (c)Research and write in coherent and well-structured essays new analyses of key issues in their field of study.
 (d)Work with fellow students in developing research agendas and projects and co-operate in presenting the findings of such research, which may include a digital publication.
 (e)Construct digital objects using a variety of software technologies including XML, WEB 2.0, FLASH, GIS
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)Explore and interpret the main texts and sources within their fields of humanities.
 (b)Identify and utilise the most appropriate digital technology applications and techniques available within their field of study and apply them to research tasks
 (c)Plan and execute complex research projects in their fields of study and present the findings as dissertations, digital editions or as digital objects.
 (d)Create new forms of knowledge and insight within humanities and present and interpret these through dissertations, digital editions, or as digital media in the field of Digital Humanities.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)Creatively apply the knowledge and digital skills gained in formal learning to new conceptual situations.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)Contribute to tutorial discussion.
 (b)Conduct analysis and perform research as required by course directors.
 (c)Co-ordinate with other students in focussed research tasks and share new insights.
 (d)Work as a team member on a digital project utilising a range of software appropriate to the Digital Humanities.
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)Self-directed and conscious of learning as an organic and life-long process.
 (b)Approach new and unfamiliar problems with a structured and coherent strategy.
 (c)Confident, creative and independent learners in a digital humanities environment.
 (d)Undertake post-graduate study in their field of study to level 9 and 10.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)Agile learners with the intellectual insight to recognise universal aspects of the human condition, express solidarity with other cultures and conduct themselves in an ethical and egalitarian manner.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CULT H7010 Introduction to Digital Humanities: Digital Literacy
CULT H8018 Irish Poetry and Fiction of the Twentieth Century
CULT H1019 Prehistoric Ireland to the Bronze Age
CULT H1018 Ireland 1800-1921: Success and Failure under the Union
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CULT H1017 Introduction to Multimedia for Humanities
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CULT H8019 Introduction to Archaeology
CULT H8020 Europe 1918-2007.
LITR H1001 Literature and Society.
CULT H8021 Introduction to Cultural Theory
PLSC H8001 Comparative Politics
CULT H8022 Archaeological Techniques
PLSC H1002 The Struggle for Democracy
ARTS H7013 Realistic Theatre
PLSC H7002 Contemporary Irish Politics
CULT H1023 Human Origins: The Palaeolithic
CULT H1022 Europe Since 1945
CULT H1021 Ireland 1921-98: Modernity and Tradition
HIST H8001 History and Historians
CULT H2027 Borders in Literature.
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
INET H4004 Web Applications for Humanities
Elective
Module Code Module Title
HIST H7004 Ireland 1540-1800: Land and Religion
ARTS H8004 Non –Realistic Theatre
CULT H8007 Globalisation and Political Economy
CULT H0023 Borders, Borderlands and Contested States
CULT H8005 Gendered Governance and Society
CULT H8004 The City and the Novel
CULT H8003 Studies in Romanticism
LITR H8003 Contemporary North American Literature
CULT H2014 Prehistoric Europe: Ice Age to Bronze Age
ARCH H8006 The Archaeology of Medieval Ireland 400-1500 AD
HIST H8009 History of the Revolutionary Tradition
CULT H2011 The Rise of the USA: Civil War to Cold War
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MMED H2020 Advanced Multimedia for Humanities
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARCH H8007 Introduction to Field Archaeology
HIST H8010 Early Modern Europe: 1450-1700
LSCP H8001 Settlement of the Irish Landscape
PLSC H8004 Politics in Action
COMD H2019 Community Development and Active Citizenship
CULT H2029 Genocide, Social Darwinism and Racial Science
CULT H8025 Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
FILM H8001 Fiction to Film
CULT H2024 The Archaeology of Britain
CULT H2023 Celtic Ireland and Europe
CULT H2022 History of Cartography
CULT H8013 Ireland 1912-1932: Revolution and Counter-Revolution
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Elective
Module Code Module Title
COMD H8005 Identities, Communities and Social Boundaries
HIST H8006 Medieval Ireland
LITR H8004 Writing Race in Britain and America.
HIST H8011 The Rise of the Atlantic World: 1400-1800
ARCH H8003 Surveying for Archaeologists
DRMA H8003 American Drama
CULT H8023 Race, Identity and Performance
PLSC H8003 Northern Ireland Peace Process
MEDA H8003 Media, Power and Politics
CULT H4002 Cultural Theories in Context
DATA H8001 Statistics for Archaeology
HIST H8005 Archaeological Theory
HIST H8004 Great Britain Since 1945
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PROJ H8001 Digital Humanities Research Project
Elective
Module Code Module Title
HIST H8012 The British Empire: 1560-1950
ARCH H012 Archaeology Archive & Field Research
ARCH H8013 Introduction to Osteoarchaeology
ARCH H8014 Advanced Methods in Field Archaeology
SOCS H8016 Moral and Political Philosophy
CULT H8024 New Social Movements and E-activism
DRMA H8004 Contemporary Irish Drama
HIST H8003 European Imperialism 1870-1970
SOCS H8019 Writing Gender: Poetry, Fiction and Women.
CULT H8010 Ireland: Citizenship and Ethnic Diversity
MEDA H8004 Theories of Reading, Reception and Audience
MEDA H4003 Media and Society
ARCH H8005 CAD for Archaeologists
MGMT H8008 Heritage Management and Entrepreneurship
ARCH H8004 Archaeology of the Recent Past
HIST H8008 The European City
HIST H8007 Tolerance and Intolerance in Reformation Europe