Medieval Irish Studies

Maynooth University


Course Name Medieval Irish Studies
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHX54 MHX55
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (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:

MHX54 Full-time
MHX55 Part-time

The following documents should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

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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 The Postgraduate Diploma in Medieval Irish Studies enables students to explore the rich tradition of medieval 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 endows them with a set of research skills appropriate for further work in this field.
Subjects Taught

Expand+To earn a Postgraduate Diploma in Medieval Irish Studies, students must complete a combination of compulsory and elective modules amounting to a total of 60 credits.

The compulsory modules focus on medieval Irish literature (20 credits), palaeogr...

Careers or Further Progression Successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Medieval Irish Studies will equip students for a variety of career paths, including library and archival work, various types of adult education, and employment in the heritage and related industries.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Deborah Hayden
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3711
Address Department of Early Irish, School of Celtic Studies, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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