Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies, 2022-2023
Published on 25th August 2022
Apologies, the Lord Mayor's Certificate in Local Studies is now full.
The Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies will be offered by Dublin City Council as part of its commitment to life-long learning.
The course examines the local dimension of Ireland’s past and is presented in a lively and accessible manner. It 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 consists of 100 hours part-time from October 2022 to May 2023. This comprises 70 hours of online or class-based tuition; a presentation of the holdings of Dublin City Library & Archive; and two full-day field trips.
Commencing in October 2022, classes will be held on Tuesday evenings at Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday, 19 September 2022. Apply online.
The fee is €550, payable to Dublin City Council via online payment link (provided following application). The course is subsidised by Dublin City Council; fees charged are essential to cover teaching expenses. Dublin City Council offers two Bursaries for candidates taking the Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies and closing date for bursary applications is 5pm on Thursday, 15 September 2022.