Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies, 2020 - 2021
Published on 21st August 2020
Interested in local history and heritage? Looking for an evening course you can take even in the current pandemic? The Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies will be offered by Dublin City Library and Archive, on Tuesday evenings from September 2020 until April 2021.
Because of restrictions around COVID-19, the course will be taught online until Christmas using Zoom. If the situation permits, the course will be taught to the class in person at DCLA from January-April 2021.
The Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies is for those of us who want to learn more about researching local history and who would like to prepare a dissertation. The Course Tutor will be Dr. Seamas Ó Maitiú. Seamas holds an MA in Local History and has a Ph.D. for his thesis on the development of the Dublin suburbs in the 19th century.
The course consists of 70 hours part time and will equip participants with skills in researching local history and in the preparation of a dissertation. The closing date for course applications is 5.00 p.m. on Friday September 4th, 2020.
Dublin City Council offers two Bursaries for candidates taking the Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies, and closing date for bursary applications is 5.00 p.m. on Friday 21 August 2020. The Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local History Bursary Information (PDF, please download and print). Full brochure here (PDF)
Contact us at [email protected] if you require any further information.