Philosophy - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Philosophy - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHV02 MHV03
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
MHV02 PhD Full-time
MHV03 PhD 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+Candidates for research degrees will normally be expected to have a Second Class Honours Grade 1 primary degree in Philosophy, or a Second Class Honours MA degree with some qualification in philosophy.

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Course Content

Expand+The programme will provide the students with a professional training in academic research in Philosophy, and thus enables them to contribute to national and international scholarship and to interdisciplinary co-operation. The department aims to provi...

Research Areas

Expand+Prof. Michael W. Dunne graduated with a BA in English and Philosophy, followed by an MA with a specialization in metaphysics (both from UCD). He then went to Italy, where he specialized in computational linguistics and graduated from the Gregorian Un...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Philosophy is not a qualification to do a particular job; rather it is a valuable component of general education. The expertise gained in Philosophy is of great value in many different careers. Philosophy is a good preparation for an academic career ...

Further Enquiries Programme Director Prof. Philipp Rosemann
Postgraduate Coordinator Dr Amos Edelheit
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3661 / 3780
Fax +353 (0)1 708 4525
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Address Department of Philosophy, Arts Building, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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