Irish Studies is an interdisciplinary program of the Faculty of Arts and Science. Courses with Irish content are offered through a variety of departments and given a special Irish Studies designation. If you are interested in pursuing an Irish focus in your studies we encourage you enrol in one of our programs.
For information on how to enrol in the Minor or the Certificate in Irish Studies or in a graduate program pertaining to Irish Studies, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!
Major in Irish Studies
The Major in Irish Studies is a 42-credit program that gives students a broad understanding of the history, literatures and cultures of Ireland and the Irish Diaspora.
Minor in Irish Studies
The Minor in Irish Studies is a 24-credit program intended for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science who wish to complement their core area of study, or Major, with a selection of courses focused on the Irish experience in Ireland and Canada.
Certificate in Irish Studies
The Certificate in Irish Studies is a stand-alone 30-credit program designed for returning or graduate students who wish to concentrate exclusively on courses in Canadian Irish Studies. Courses can be taken at whatever pace suits an individual student’s needs.