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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.