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
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration 1 Year Full Time
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020. https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships
Entry Requirements

Expand+A 2.1 in Medieval Irish and Celtic Studies in the BA or an equivalent qualification. An interview will be part of the selection process. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degre...

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 Prof David Stifter
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3710
Email david.stifter@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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