Friday, 29 May 2015

Certificate in Local Studies course starts September
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The Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies will be offered at Dublin City Library and Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 on Tuesday evenings (5:30pm to 8pm) from September 2015 until April 2016.

The course, which is led by Dr. Seamas O Maitiu, consists of 85 hours part-time and will equip participants with skills for conducting research in local studies, with an emphasis on the history and heritage of local places, and in the preparation of a dissertation.

Three of the evening sessions will involve visits to archives services to explore source materials at first-hand. In addition, there will be full-day field trips on two Saturdays (dates to be arranged).

The closing date for course applications is 5pm on Friday 4 September. See brochure for full details, fees and application form.

Dublin City Council offers two Bursaries in part-payment of fees for students taking the taking the Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies; the closing date for bursary applications is 5pm, Friday 28 August 2015.