Irish History Diploma Course

COURSE INFORMATION

Certified Course
Accredited Course
10 Modules
Study Group Access

ACCREDITATIONS

QLSCPD
Irish History Diploma Course
Buy Lifetime Access
US$157.09
Single Course Purchase
Subscribe & Save with Grow With CoE
US$32.16 per month (billed annually)
Includes access to this course and 11 additional courses of your choice from our entire library. Grow subscribers enjoy 80% discount + 10% off printed materials + 12 free audio courses per year.
Stories from the CoE Community
What Will You Learn?

Begin a captivating journey through the multifaceted history of Ireland, gaining a profound insight into the events, cultural shifts, and societal transformations that have sculpted this resilient nation. Develop a comprehensive understanding of Ireland’s rich history from ancient to modern times.

Beginning with Ancient Ireland in our Irish studies online course, you will explore the influences of Celtic culture and delve into interactions with neighbouring civilisations during the Viking and Norman Invasions. The exploration of Medieval Ireland will unravel the complexities of Anglo-Norman rule, the resurgence of Gaelic identity, and the enduring impacts of Tudor conquests.

Moving into the 17th Century, you will navigate the aftermath of the Cromwellian invasion, witness the restoration of the monarchy, and comprehend the religious and political tensions that culminated in the Williamite Wars. You’ll also gain an understanding of penal laws and the influence of the Enlightenment on Irish thought.

This Irish history course will then guide you through the transformative period of the United Irishmen and Rebellion in the 1790s, leading to the Union with Great Britain and significant cultural shifts. The harrowing chapter of the Great Famine in the 1840s will leave an indelible mark on your understanding of Irish history.

Subsequent modules will immerse you in the Home Rule movement, the impactful Easter Rising of 1916, and the complexities of the War of Independence and Civil War, ultimately establishing the Irish Free State. This course will illuminate the Troubles in Northern Ireland, the intricacies of the Peace process, and Ireland's integration into the European Union.

Your journey will culminate with a nuanced comprehension of the challenges and opportunities shaping Ireland's trajectory. Study Irish history with confidence as this course promises to equip you with a balanced perspective on Ireland's past and present, cultivating a deep appreciation for its resilience and cultural richness.

By studying this Irish history course, you’ll learn:

  • The influences of Celtic, Viking, and Norman culture.
  • The complexities of the War of Independence and the Civil War.
  • The Home Rule movement, Easter Rising, and the Troubles.
  • The peace process and Ireland’s integration into the EU.
Irish flag with a grunge texture

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Certified Course
Accredited Course
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The Early Inhabitants of Ireland
  • Part 2: Celtic Influences
  • Part 3: Roman and Germanic Influence
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1: Assessment
  • Part 1: Viking Raids and Settlements
  • Part 2: The Norman Conquest
  • Part 3: Hiberno-Norman Culture
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2: Assessment
  • Part 1: Irish Resurgence and Revival
  • Part 2: The Tudor Conquest, Stuart Rule and Plantations
  • Part 3: The Impact of the Tudors and the Stuarts
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3: Assessment
  • Part 1: The Cromwellian Invasion
  • Part 2: The Restoration of the Monarchy
  • Part 3: The Williamite War
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4: Assessment
  • Part 1: The Penal Laws
  • Part 2: The Protestant Ascendency
  • Part 3: The Enlightenment
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5: Assessment
  • Part 1: The Irish Volunteers
  • Part 2: The United Irishmen
  • Part 4: The Union
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6: Assessment
  • Part 1: Causes of The Great Famine
  • Part 2: Impact of The Great Famine
  • Part 3: Nationalist Sentiments
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7: Assessment
  • Part 1: The Home Rule Movement
  • Part 2: Cultural Revival
  • Part 3: Easter Rising 1916
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8: Assessment
  • Part 1: Timeline of the Formation of the Irish Republic
  • Part 2: The War of Independence
  • Part 3: The Anglo-Irish Treaty
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9: Assessment
  • Part 1: Economic Developments
  • Part 2: Social Developments
  • Part 3: The Troubles
  • Part 4: The Role of the European Union
  • Part 5: Current Challenges and Opportunities
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10: Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This online Irish history course is designed for learners interested in delving into Ireland's rich past. Whether you are a history enthusiast, a student pursuing academic studies, or someone with a general curiosity about Ireland's history, this diploma caters to a diverse audience. 

For those with Irish heritage, this course is a journey of discovery. It offers a chance to connect with your roots, understand the historical events that shaped your ancestors' lives, and appreciate Ireland's resilience and cultural richness.

An old engraving of Daniel O'Connell
Accreditations

The Irish History Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Grow with CoE Subscribe and save!
Grow with CoE Memberships Grow with CoE Memberships Grow with CoE Memberships
Get 12 courses with a HUGE 80% discount!
(Just US$32.16 per month - billed annually)
Grow members loved these great courses!
2K

Introduction to the Vikings Diploma Course

Diploma Course

History Courses
760

Introduction to the Celts Diploma Course

Diploma Course

History Courses
2K

Introduction to the Medieval Period Diploma Course

Diploma Course

History Courses
700

Celtic Mythology Diploma Course

Diploma Course

History Courses
480

Irish Mythology Diploma Course

Diploma Course

History Courses
480

Scottish History Diploma Course

Diploma Course

History Courses

0 / 6

A State of the Art
e-Learning Experience

We provide a state of the art online learning platform, accessible from anywhere, learning available 24/7.

  • Access Your Personalised Course Library

    View your courses in your online course library.

  • On-the-go Learning

    Learn on your mobile, tablet, laptop or via audio.

  • Join our thriving online community

    Over 1 million learners.

  • Lifetime access

    Learn in your own time at your own pace.

A State of the Art Learning Experience
Trustpilot
Don’t just take our word for it!
We have over 5,000 5-star
reviews on Trust Pilot!
Stop wasting time, effort, and money on mediocre courses. At Centre of Excellence, we provide the highest quality of courses to help you learn more effectively. Our goal is to ensure that you are always satisfied with your purchase. That's why we offer a 14 day money back guarantee for every course you buy with us. You have nothing to lose!
Trustpilot
The best quality online course provider…

The best quality online courses at the very best price. Really well done, the courses are easy to understand and you make the subjects really interesting. Staff are helpful and supportive. You are truly the centre of excellence!

Navid
Trustpilot
The CoE Learning Experience

What's not to love about learning with the CoE

The course modules are in-depth & easy to read/understand. Prior to carrying out the assessment you are able to consolidate your learning by completing the test your knowledge & bullet pointing the learning objectives. Further to this, once you have completed each assessment you receive feedback, and you receive feedback once you complete the course.

Any issues you may encounter, the team at COE are on hand and respond quickly & efficiently - double bonus, you have lifetime access to all the courses you complete, great to revisit & brush up on your knowledge & they have online support through their Facebook group.

Annie
Trustpilot
I really enjoyed this course

I really enjoyed this course. It was a lot more in depth and informative than I thought it would be.

I will definitely use the new knowledge and skills within my work.

Amy
Trustpilot
Excellent credited courses for everyone!

Desc: I have done over 15 courses with CoE already and I can only recommend them. Friendly customer support, great topics, very alternative and unique courses you'll hardly find anywhere else. Also a huge selection of different interests, there is something for everyone. Great discount codes running at all times! What started as a way to cope with COVID has become a true passion for me. Thank you CoE!

Katrin
Celebrating Your Success
Here at Centre of Excellence we are supremely proud to be at the heart of a vibrant community of hard-working students. The determination and enthusiasm of our students never ceases to impress us and there is nothing better than seeing our graduates go on to succeed in further education, work, business or just life in general!
Best Business Award
Best Business Award
This award is aimed at those that have gone
Shining Star Award
Shining Star Award
This award recognises those that have gone
Outstanding Therapist
Outstanding Therapist
Are you helping your clients to make positi
Entrepreneur Award
Entrepreneur Award
Drive, ambition and a mindset for success a
Achievement Award
Achievement Award
Have you gone on to really push the boundar
Contribution Award
Contribution Award
Have you helped to make a big difference to
Learner Of The Year
Learner Of The Year
Have you really pushed the boundaries with

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you’ll find the answers to the questions that we get asked the most regarding Centre of Excellence

There is no time limit for completing your course it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

All of our courses vary in length but most of our courses will take you between 50 - 250 hours to complete. The length of this course can be found in the Accreditations section above.

Once purchased your course is located in your Learning Centre on our website. Please log in using the same email address that you used when you purchased your course.

You can purchase a printed copy of your course materials at the checkout or from within your Learning Centre at any time after purchasing your course.

This week's Top Sellers

Related News

Karmic Debt: How to Clear Karma

Karmic Debt: How to Clear Karma

Ever found yourself wondering why certain patterns keep repeating in your life? Perhaps it's a string of challenging relationships or ... Read More

Vidar in Norse Mythology

Vidar in Norse Mythology

Sometimes called the 'silent god,' Vidar is the Norse god of vengeance and the second-strongest god in the Norse pantheon, second only... Read More

A Guide to Pleiadian Starseeds

A Guide to Pleiadian Starseeds

Within New Age beliefs there is a concept of “starseeds” - individuals with souls of extraterrestrial origins. Among these starsee... Read More

Scylla and Charybdis in Mythology: Myths, Legends, and Powers

Scylla and Charybdis in Mythology: Myths, Legends, and Powers

Whether you’re a student of mythology, a lover of epic tales, or simply curious about the mysterious characters of the ancient world... Read More

Irish History Diploma Course
US$157.09
Irish History Diploma Course
Irish History Diploma Course
Trustpilot
Certified Course
Accredited Course
430 Users Enrolled
US$157.09