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Friday, 9 May 2014

Certificate in Local Studies course starts September

A Certificate in Local Studies course will be taught at Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 this September.

Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from September to April. In addition to class-based tuition, the course includes three visits to archives services and two full-day field trips. The course gives participants a formal and practical training in how to carry out research in local studies, with an emphasis on the history and heritage of local places, and how to write up their findings in the form of a dissertation.

The course fee is €500.

For full details of the Lord Mayor's Certificate in Local Studies and how to apply download the brochure (pdf 1.9Mb)

The closing date for applications is Friday 29 August.

Bursaries are available, deadline 14 August; email for details.