Why make Irish Studies part of your degree at Concordia?
Studying Ireland’s rich history and culture introduces you to complex issues that echo round the world, e.g. colonization, rebellion, civil war, partition, famine, refugees, language and cultural preservation, shifting national identities, etc.
Benefit from a $3,000 annual tuition grant throughout your degree, and be eligible for general scholarships and travel support
Participate in summer field studies in Ireland, academic exchange with Irish Universities, and internships in Montreal and Ireland
Enjoy small classes taught by dedicated professors who will foster critical thinking, analytic skills, and effective oral and written communication
By participating in our multidisciplinary program (rather than focusing on one or two disciplines), you will increase your career options, in fields such as teaching, law, media, arts, business, community affairs, international development, civil service, human resources, etc.
Whether you want to do a major or a minor in Irish Studies, or combine it with one or two other fields of study, we offer many possible options to suit your interests and needs.
See what our students have to say about their experiences.
Highlights of Irish Literature
The Irish Literary Revival
Contemporary Irish Women’s Writing
Classic Irish Plays
Contemporary Irish Theatre
The Irish Diaspora in Film and Television
Ireland in Film
Irish Music History: From the Celts to Bono
Introduction to Irish Material Culture
History of Ireland
The Troubles in Northern Ireland
The Great Irish Famine
The Irish in Canada
Irish Performance Studies
Film, Theatre & TV in Cont. Ireland
Irish Mythology and Folklore
The Irish Language and its Culture
Contemporary Politics in Ireland
The Making of the Irish Landscape