Medieval Irish Studies

Maynooth University

 

Course Name Medieval Irish Studies
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHX52 MHX53
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September
PAC Application Information

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PAC code
MHX52 Full-time
MHX53 Part-time

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must normally have a 2:1 at BA level in Medieval Irish and Celtic Studies or a cognate discipline (e.g. History, Philosophy, Modern Irish, Classics). No previous knowledge of Old Irish is necessary to do this course, although students are ...

Course Content This MA enables students to explore and examine the rich tradition of early Irish literature and intellectual culture, from the early medieval period and the advent of Christianity until the coming of the Normans at the end of the 12th century. It also enables students to deepen their acquaintance with the language of the period, and to endow them with a set of research skills appropriate to work in this field.
Subjects Taught

Expand+This programme comprises two parts: taught modules (compulsory and elective modules) [60 credits] and a minor thesis [30 credits] [90 credits in total].

The compulsory taught modules focus on medieval Irish literature (20 credits), palaeography an...

Careers or Further Progression Successful completion of the Masters programme will equip the student for library work, various types of adult education, and employment in the heritage and related industries. Successful completion of the programme at a high level, with an appropriate degree of competence of Old and Middle Irish, will normally equip students to proceed to study for a PhD.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Deborah Hayden
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3711
Email deborah.hayden@mu.ie
Website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/early-irish-sean-ghaeilge
Address Department of Early Irish, School of Celtic Studies, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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