DN530 BA Humanities History & Politics (HPS1)

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Stage 1

Students are registered to nine core modules and should choose two 5-credit option modules.

Stage 2

Students take five stage 2 core modules (25 credits) and should select at least three 5-credit History option modules and two 5-credit Politics option modules.

Stage 3

Students who remain in UCD for the full year should take 55 option credits at level 3 plus 5 elective credits.


Students should select either 25 or 30 option credits of Politics modules: At least 20 credits should be taken from the 10-credit Politics Options and 5 credits from the 5-credit Politics Options.

Students should select either 25 or 30 option credits of History modules: At least 20 credits should be taken from level 3 10-credit modules and 5 credits from level 3 5-credit modules.





Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.

Module ID Module Title Trimester Credits
Stage 1 Core Modules
     
HIS10070 The Making of Modern Europe: 1500-2000 Autumn

5

HIS10310 Ireland's English Centuries Autumn

5

HIS10410 Elections, parliaments, and state formation Autumn

5

HIS10450 Radicals and Revolutionaries Autumn

5

INRL10010 Foundation of Political Theory & International Relations Autumn

5

POL10170 Foundations in Political Research Autumn

5

HIS10080 Rome to Renaissance Spring

5

HIS10320 The Making of Modern Ireland, 1800-2000 Spring

5

POL10160 Foundations of Contemporary Politics Spring

5

Stage 1 Core Modules
     
Stage 1 Options - B)MIN2OF:
Choose at least two option modules.
     
DSCY10050 War: Ancient and modern Autumn and Spring (separate)

5

DSCY10010 Global Development Goals Spring

5

GRC10180 The Age of Augustus Spring

5

HIS10440 The United States, 1776-1991 Spring

5

POL20250 Irish Politics Spring

5

Stage 1 Options - B)MIN2OF:
Choose at least two option modules.
     
Stage 2 Core Modules
     
HIS21140 History Today Autumn

5

INRL20040 Theories and Concepts in International Relations Autumn

5

POL20010 Individuals and the State: The Idea of Freedom in the History of Political Thought Autumn

5

POL20020 Comparative Politics Spring

5

POL20050 Research Methods in Political Science Spring

5

Stage 2 Core Modules
     
Stage 2 Options - A)MIN3OF:
Choose at least 3 History Option Modules
All students are strongly advised to balance their workload evenly across both trimesters. This means you should pick 30 credits in autumn (Trimester 1) and 30 credits in spring (Trimester 2)
     
HIS20460 Islam and Christianity in the Middle Ages Autumn

5

HIS21180 Landscapes Remade: People and Place in Ireland, 1500-1800 Autumn

5

HIS21220 Modern China Since 1600 Autumn

5

HIS21310 French Colonial Empire Autumn

5

HIS20820 Nazi Germany Spring

5

HIS20960 Living Loving & Dying in 19th Century Ireland Spring

5

HIS21120 Northern Ireland, 1920-2010: from partition to Paisley Spring

5

HIS21260 From the Goldmines to Trump: A global history of nativism and anti-immigration since the mid-19th c. Spring

5

Stage 2 Options - A)MIN3OF:
Choose at least 3 History Option Modules
All students are strongly advised to balance their workload evenly across both trimesters. This means you should pick 30 credits in autumn (Trimester 1) and 30 credits in spring (Trimester 2)
     
Stage 2 Options - B)MIN2OF:
Choose at least 2 Politics Option Modules
All students are strongly advised to balance their workload evenly across both trimesters. This means you should pick 30 credits in autumn (Trimester 1) and 30 credits in spring (Trimester 2)
     
INRL20080 Irish Foreign Policy Autumn

5

INRL20160 Introduction to European Union Politics Autumn

5

POL20220 Political Institutions and Development Autumn

5

POL20260 Introduction to Chinese Politics Autumn

5

DEV20130 Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Spring

5

POL20060 Law, Politics, and Human Rights Spring

5

POL20180 Capitalism and Democracy Spring

5

POL20250 Irish Politics Spring

5

Stage 2 Options - B)MIN2OF:
Choose at least 2 Politics Option Modules
All students are strongly advised to balance their workload evenly across both trimesters. This means you should pick 30 credits in autumn (Trimester 1) and 30 credits in spring (Trimester 2)
     
Stage 3 Options - A)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 Politics Options: Select at least 25 option credits in Politics in stage 3. 20 Credits should be taken from this section and 5 credits from the 5-credit Politics Options list.
Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.
     
INRL30320 Gender in War & Peace Autumn

10

INRL30350 International Justice Autumn

10

INRL30370 Terrorism & Political Violence Autumn

10

POL30640 Deliberative Mini-Publics Autumn

10

POL30710 Media and Politics Autumn

10

POL30720 Parties and Party Competition Autumn

10

POL30820 Political Risk and Foreign Direct Investment Autumn

10

POL30840 Electoral Systems and their Consequences Autumn

10

INRL30330 Integration and Fragmentation in the Global System Spring

10

POL30660 Data Analytics for Social Sciences Spring

10

POL30680 Gender and Politics Spring

10

POL30690 Introduction to Asian Politics Spring

10

POL30730 Political Activism in the Middle East Spring

10

POL36070 Political Psychology Spring

10

POL36080 Theories of International Security and Critical Security Studies Spring

10

POL36090 Ethnic Conflict Spring

10

Stage 3 Options - A)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 Politics Options: Select at least 25 option credits in Politics in stage 3. 20 Credits should be taken from this section and 5 credits from the 5-credit Politics Options list.
Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.
     
Stage 3 Options - B)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 Politics Options: Select at least 25 option credits in Politics in stage 3. 20 Credits should be taken from the 10-credit Politics Options list and 5 credits from this section.
Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.
     
INRL20080 Irish Foreign Policy Autumn

5

INRL20160 Introduction to European Union Politics Autumn

5

POL20220 Political Institutions and Development Autumn

5

POL20260 Introduction to Chinese Politics Autumn

5

DEV20130 Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Spring

5

ECON30500 Field Experiments Social Sci Spring

5

POL20060 Law, Politics, and Human Rights Spring

5

POL20180 Capitalism and Democracy Spring

5

POL20250 Irish Politics Spring

5

Stage 3 Options - B)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 Politics Options: Select at least 25 option credits in Politics in stage 3. 20 Credits should be taken from the 10-credit Politics Options list and 5 credits from this section.
Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.
     
Stage 3 Options - C)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 History Options: Select at least 25 option credits in History in stage 3. 20 Credits should be taken from 10 credit modules below and 5 credits from a 5 credit module.
Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.
     
HIS31280 Rise, Fall, Rise of Modern Japan Autumn

10

HIS31320 The Irish Revolution, 1910-1923 Autumn

10

HIS31760 Irish Foreign Policy, 1919-73: A Place Among the Nations Autumn

10

HIS31860 Slavery and the New World Autumn

10

HIS32250 Religious persecution and migration in early modern Europe Autumn

10

HIS32430 Florence 1200 - 1400 Autumn

10

HIS32550 Gender, War and Memory: Women in Late Qing and Republican China Autumn

10

HIS32650 Migration Nation: The Irish Migration Experience since 1945 Autumn

10

HIS32690 Revolution and War in Twentieth-Century Vietnam Autumn

10

HIS32710 Manufacturing Truth in the Modern World Autumn

10

HIS32730 The Digital Humanities Autumn

10

HIS32780 The Viking Age Autumn

10

HIS32820 Measuring the world Autumn

10

HIS32830 History of the American south Autumn

10

HIS31900 Roads to Heaven & Hell Autumn and Spring (separate)

10

HIS32620 US Pivots To Asia, 1890s-1950s Autumn and Spring (separate)

10

HIS32720 Frontiers of Empire Autumn and Spring (separate)

10

HIS32850 Settler colonialism Autumn and Spring (separate)

10

HIS31250 Dynastic Politics, Culture & Diplomacy in Post-Westphalian Germany Spring

10

HIS31310 Madness and Civilisation Spring

10

HIS31400 British Atlantic History, 1607-1776 Spring

10

HIS32230 Biography and History Spring

10

HIS32300 Weaponizing the Word: Media and Conflict in Pre-Industrial Europe Spring

10

HIS32330 Venice in the modern European imagination Spring

10

HIS32440 Florence 1400-1530 Spring

10

HIS32660 Conservative Political Activism in the United States, 1960-1980 Spring

10

HIS32680 Medieval Myth and History Spring

10

HIS32760 The Great Famine in Global Perspective Spring

10

HIS32790 Sport: A modern history Spring

10

HIS32800 History from below: Rural life in the middle ages Spring

10

HIS32810 Europe's age of immigration Spring

10

Stage 3 Options - C)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 History Options: Select at least 25 option credits in History in stage 3. 20 Credits should be taken from 10 credit modules below and 5 credits from a 5 credit module.
Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.
     
Stage 3 Options - D)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 History Options: Select at least 25 option credits in History in stage 3. 20 Credits should be taken from 10 credit modules and 5 credits from the 5 credit option modules below.
Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.
     
HIS32310 Revolutionary Russia, 1905-1921 Autumn

5

HIS32460 Conquering Ireland, 1579-1691 Autumn

5

HIS32380 Genocide & Mass Violence in the Twentieth Century Spring

5

HIS32700 Digital Revolutions Spring

5

Stage 3 Options - D)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 History Options: Select at least 25 option credits in History in stage 3. 20 Credits should be taken from 10 credit modules and 5 credits from the 5 credit option modules below.
Students who take up a trimester-long exchange or internship for one trimester and are in UCD for the other trimester only should take 25 option credits at level 3, plus 5 elective credits. A minimum of 10 credits should be taken in both History and Politics. Extra option modules from your programme can be taken in place of your electives if you wish.
     
Stage 3 Options - E)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 Internship Option: Students who have been offered a College sourced internship, or self-sourced their own internship with approval from the Programme Board should register to the internship module in the appropriate trimester
     
HUM30020 Internship-Autumn (Humanities) Autumn

30

HUM30030 Internship- Spring (Humanities) Spring

30

Stage 3 Options - E)MIN0OF:
Stage 3 Internship Option: Students who have been offered a College sourced internship, or self-sourced their own internship with approval from the Programme Board should register to the internship module in the appropriate trimester
     
Stage 3 Options - F)MIN0OF:
Students in UCD for the Spring trimester can choose to substitute their elective module for HUM30040
     
HUM30040 Created Spaces&Imagined Places Spring

5


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