Anthropology - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Anthropology - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHC02 MHC03 MHC04 MHC05
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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 MLitt & PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment MLitt/PhD students adjust to the life of the department best when they begin in September, but starting dates are negotiable.
PAC Application Information

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We prefer to receive applications no later than May 31st for the following academic year, but PhD & MLitt applications are generally accepted at any time, and decisions are made on a rolling basis on completed applications.

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Duration MHC02 PhD 4 years Full-time
MHC03 PhD 6 years Part-time
MHC04 MLitt by Research 2 years Full-time
MHC05 MLitt by Research 3 years Part-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.
Entry Requirements

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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 MLitt programme are expected to have...

Course Content

Expand+The MLitt is a research degrees that requires considerable initiative on the part of the student to engage in independent, original scholarship. The objective of the programme is to provide students with professional training in anthropological resea...

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
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Address Department of Anthropology, Rowan House, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
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