IRELAND - Maynooth University, Ireland Summer Offerings

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Maynooth University is happy to invite you to their summer 2018 programmes. Each is unique and offers students a great opportunity to explore Ireland with them.

1.       Field Anthropology/Archaeology Summer School

This two-week programme introduces students to excavation, community heritage and experimental archaeology at a live dig site in the Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford. Led by experts from the Irish Heritage School and joining Maynooth University students, your students will uncover the archaeology of conquest and colonization.

When: June 17-30 2017

Where: Wexford and the Irish National Heritage Park – the Ferrycarrig Ringwork, part of the first wave of Anglo-Norman colonization of Ireland in the twelfth century

Who: students interested in gaining hands-on field work experience, interested in community heritage and experimental archaeology, and students from anthropology, archaeology, history or Celtic studies backgrounds

Details: fully-inclusive homestay accommodation / field trips / instruction, excavation supervision and transcripts / airport transfers included at fixed times

Credit: 7.5 ECTS from our Anthropology Department

Cost: €1950

Deadline: March 16th 2018

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2.        Forensic Anthropology/Archaeology March or June Programme ‘Dead Men Do Tell Tales

This one-week programme in either March or June, learning in a hands-on site environment. Students will gain practical burial excavation experience (in a controlled staged environment) and have the opportunity to analyse archaeological skeletal remains during laboratory sessions.

When: March 11-18 and/or June 10-16 2018

Where: Wexford and the Irish National Heritage Park.

Who: students interested in forensics, osteoarchaeology, physical and forensic anthropology, archaeology, forensic science and community heritage. This is an ideal complement to our field anthropology school that runs the following weeks – we invite students to join us for three weeks and gain 15 ECTS

Credit: 7.5 ECTS from our Anthropology Department

Included: airport transfers/home-stay accommodation with all meals provided/all site excavation materials and associated costs/tuition and transcript/day trip to local historical sites

Cost: €1250

Deadline: January 12th 2018 for March

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3.       International Summer School

This four-week programme offers students a wide-variety of 18 courses from 10 departments. Students typically take two courses (one from stream A, one from stream B) gaining a total of between 10 and 15 ECTS. This programme, the most comprehensive summer school in Ireland, includes day trips around Ireland and the opportunity to join us for weekend adventures.

When: July 7 – August 4 2018


Stream A

Stream B

Anthropology of Ireland - AN303

Art and Architecture 1600-1900 - LS20

Climate Change - GY313

International Business - MN215

Creative Writing - EN272

Irish Cultural Heritage - ID201

Digital Humanities - AFF263

Modern Irish Literature - EN254

Economics of the EU - EC217

Pilgrimage, Travel and Tourism - HY254

International Marketing - MN313

Social Media - MN329

Medieval Society - ID202

Structured Programming - CS620

Public Speaking - EN010

Understanding Conflict - MC102

The Great Famine - HY273

Women, Gender and Society - GY257

 Where: Maynooth University campus

Who: students in entering their upper years with a wide variety of academic backgrounds. This programme offers the most opportunity to explore Ireland so students with a keen interest in Ireland and the Irish people are a good fit

Credit: 10 – 15 ECTS from various departments

Details: on-campus single-room accommodation / breakfasts Monday-Friday / academic and weekend day trips / optional weekend trips / 24-7 staff on call / on-campus activities / all Maynooth University tuition, transcripts and credit

Cost: €3195

Deadline: March 16th 2018

More Information and Application: