BA (Hons) English and History

Carlow College
Carlow, Ireland
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 33,151

Entry Requirements

  • Relevant recognised qualifications.


English Component
From the genius of Shakespeare to the dark imagination of Emily Bronte, students of English at Carlow College embark on an adventure through some of the greatest works of literature ever written. The English course explores writing from the medieval period right through to the modern world and will bring you on a journey from urban Ireland all the way to the islands of the Caribbean. English modules include ‘Modern Irish Writing’, ‘Romanticism’, ‘Gothic Fiction’, ‘Modern Drama’, ‘The Victorians’, ‘Existentialist Literature’ and ‘World Literatures’.

History Component
Our modules offer students the opportunity to explore ancient, medieval, early modern and modern history through a range of exciting survey and specialist courses. There are opportunities for in-depth study in comparative history, women’s history, local history and twentieth-century history. Modules include ‘Medieval Ireland 1100-1500’, ‘Women in Reformation Europe’, ‘Transatlantic Revolutions’, ‘Ireland 1891-1923’ and ‘Nazi Germany, World War II and the European Jews’. Whatever your interests, you will find modules to suit you as well as opportunities to discover new enthusiasms.

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