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Ulster University: Irish Studies Summer School, 2015

Posted by on April 16th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

Ulster University is delighted to announce details of its 2015 Irish Studies Summer School!

Building on last year’s success, the School of Irish Language and Literature have designed an exciting interdisciplinary program that will appeal to students who would like to broaden their knowledge of Irish Studies across film, history, literature, peace and conflict studies and politics.

This program (24 June – 31 July 2015) – the only one of its kind in Ireland – will enable participants to sample the rich cultural heritage of north-west Ireland, while immersing themselves in the Irish language with a week-long residency in the Donegal ‘Gaeltacht’ (Irish-speaking region).

Participants will accrue credit points for the six-week course for which they will also receive a certificate from Ulster University.

Fees: This fee-paying summer school will cost £3,950. Include in this fee are:

-Transfer from Belfast International airport following Newark flight (24 June)

-All registration fees & tuition (incl. computer & library access)

-Week 1 (Bed +Breakfast) at Servite Priory, Benburb (Co Tyrone)

-Week 2 (Bed +Breakfast) Gaoth Dobhair, Co Donegal – tuition and social activities in the evenings

-Weeks 3-6 in private ensuite apartment with shared kitchen facilities and WI-FI

-Field-trips & excursions to sites of cultural & historical significance throughout Ireland

Please see attached brochures for further details or visit here.

Application: UNSW students who would like to be nominated for this program must complete the UNSW GEP Registration Form and return to by Monday, April 27th at 9am.

Credit Transfer Process: As this is a fee-paying program, students who wish to transfer credit should apply for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Studies. If you have any questions about how this works please email

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