Anthropology - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Anthropology - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHC02 MHC03
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
PhD students adjust to the life of the department best when they begin in September, but starting dates are negotiable
Application Date Closing date
We prefer to receive applications no later than May 31st for the following academic year, but PhD applications are generally accepted at any time, and decisions are made on a rolling basis on completed applications.
PAC Application Information

Expand+Before making a formal application, students are advised to make contact directly with a member of the Anthropology Department academic staff to discuss the suitability of their interests and qualifications. Staff profiles can be browsed at: https://...

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Duration 4 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum 2.1 degree (BA or MA) or international equivalent, and a proposal for original research that is accepted by the Anthropology Department. Normally students being admitted to the PhD programme are expected to have previous study of anthropology...

Course Content

Expand+The PhD is an advanced research degree that requires considerable initiative on the part of the student to engage in independent, original scholarship. The objective of the PhD programme is to provide students with professional training in anthropolo...

Research Areas Students are free to take up research in any area that interests them, as long as they can secure the agreement of a member of staff to supervise the project. The Department has a very strong international profile in several sub-disciplines of Social-Cultural Anthropology. Please browse the staff pages and the research pages of the Department website for details on the specialities of academic staff and current research projects of both staff and postgraduate students.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+An anthropology degree provides an excellent preparation for a wide variety of fields in both public and private sectors, and is an especially good foundation for an international career. Anthropology has become increasingly important as a job skill ...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator Dr Pauline Garvey
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3587 / 3984
Fax +353 (0)1 708 3570
Email /
Address Department of Anthropology, Rowan House, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
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