Medieval Irish - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Medieval Irish - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHX02 MHX03
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September (or other agreed time)
Application Date Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code
MHX02 Full-time
MHX03 Part-time

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

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Duration 4 years Full-time, 6 years Part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+A student beginning a PhD in Medieval Irish will normally have at least a 2:1 at MA level in a relevant discipline; a good knowledge of Old Irish is desirable but not essential. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equ...

Course Content

Expand+The aim of this programme is to provide students with a professional training in advanced academic research in early Irish literature, language and history, to deepen their knowledge in specific areas of these, and to endow them with the research ski...

Research Areas

Expand+Prof David Stifter

Prof Stifter’s research interests lie in Early Irish language, philology and literature, in Ancient Celtic languages, and in comparative Celtic linguistics.

Dr Elizabeth Boyle

Dr Boyle's research focuses on the intellect...

Careers or Further Progression Successful completion of these programmes will equip the student for further academic work and for employment in heritage, libraries and related institutions. A completed PhD is the necessary requirement for and gateway to advanced academic work, in teaching and in research
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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