Medieval & Antiquity

NUI Galway


Course Name Medieval & Antiquity
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 112537 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
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) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
A Second Class Honours, Grade 1 BA, or a GPA of 3.3, or equivalent international undergraduate degree (at NFQ Level 8) in a relevant subject. Selection is based on applicants' academic records, a confidential academic reference stating their potential for completing a research project, as well as samples of applicants' written work.
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1. Designed for students who might have no prior knowledge of languages or manuscript studies, this course equips them with the tools needed for innovative scholarly research.

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This cross-disciplinary programme, unique in Ireland, provides students with a firm foundation in the study of European - including Irish-cultures, languages and societies from the Classical period to the end of the Middle Ages.


Subjects Taught Students will take modules in Language and/or Literature in a language of their choice (Early English, French, Irish, Norse). No prior knowledge of these languages is required. They may also choose electives from Archaeology, Classics, History.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Many graduates of this programme pursue research at doctoral level. Others have gone into careers in cultural and heritage development, library and museum studies, publishing and the book trade, print journalism, research consultancies, financial services, the civil service, teaching and administration.
Further Enquiries Dr Catherine Emerson

Dr Frances McCormack
T: +353 91 493 801
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