About this blog
Welcome to the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences research blog. This blog houses information on all our recent research news, videos, podcasts and events, as well as profiling our Faculty and research students.
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About the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is based in the University of Limerick, Ireland. We offer a wide range of undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research based programmes for postgraduates. The Faculty is comprised of six academic departments/schools, and a wide variety of research centres, groups and clusters. The Faculty has close links with the Irish World Academy of Music & Dance and the University of Limerick Language Centre.
We teach 18 degree programmes in English; European Studies; French; Gaeilge; German; History; International Relations; Japanese; Journalism; Law; New Media; Politics; Public Administration; Sociology; Spanish; Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and Technical Writing.
We also offer taught and research postgraduate programmes at Graduate Diploma, Master Degree and Structured PhD levels.
About the University of Limerick, Ireland
The University of Limerick (UL) was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and classified as the University of Limerick in 1989.
The University of Limerick is an independent, internationally focussed university with over 11,600 students and 1,300 staff. It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. Its mission is to promote and advance learning and knowledge through teaching, research and scholarship in an environment which encourages innovation and upholds the principles of free enquiry and expression. Particular attention is paid to the generation of knowledge which is relevant to the needs of Ireland’s continuing socio-economic development.
The University of Limerick offers a range of programmes up to doctoral and postdoctoral levels in the disciplines of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education and Health Sciences, Science and Engineering.
The University is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 133 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and working environment. The University of Limerick campus is located 5km from Limerick City and 20km from Shannon International Airport.