Classics - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Classics - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHF02 MHF03 MHF04 MHF05
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters M.Litt. & Ph.D.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Maynooth University’s postgraduate online application system (PAC) is open from November 2015 to accept applications for entry to programmes in 2015. On receipt of your online application the Department assesses it with a view to providing you with a...

PAC Application Information

Expand+All applications for Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be submitted online via www.pac. ie/maynoothuniversity. There is a non-refundable fee payable to PAC, which enables students to apply for up to 3 postgraduate programmes. Applicant...

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Duration MHF02 PhD 4 years Full-time
MHF03 PhD 6 years Part-time
MHF04 MLitt 2 years Full-time
MHF05 MLitt 3 years Part-time
Course Fee Fees
In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.

All students should contact the Fees Office for the latest fees information
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Financial Support

Postgraduate students are sometimes eligible for more than funding. Tax relief and some medical entitlements are also a possibility. You can find information about budgeting, medical entitlements and tax relief by visiting: www.maynoothuni...

Entry Requirements Normally a first-class or high upper-second-class result at the MA level, with an appropriate level of Greek or Latin. Applicants are advised to contact the Department to discuss their research topic and to identify possible academic supervisors before submitting an application. For international students for whom English is not their first language, an English language exam certificate showing IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.

Expand+Ancient Classics
Ancient Classics has been taught in Maynooth since the first foundation of a college in the town in 1795. It forms an indispensable background for understanding our European heritage and as such can make us more reflective and inde...

Course Content Students are supported to pursue their own specific research interests, working independently under the supervision of members of staff who will provide detailed guidance, advice and feedback on the students’ work. On successful completion of the programme, students will also have acquired the necessary linguistic and technical competences that will enable them to engage at an appropriate level with professional scholars.

Further Information
Research Areas

Expand+Research Interests
The Department has special expertise in a range of areas:
– literary, historical, and philosophical
– within the field of classical studies.

It is particularly strong in the areas of the ancient novel, ancient philosophy (...

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