Irish & Celtic - Research

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Irish & Celtic - Research
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 26878 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral at UK Level 8  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry Year: 2022
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Duration 3 academic years full-time.
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Entry Requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. While a Master’s degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) is not essential, it is desirable and applicants without this qualification ...

Course Content

In Irish and Celtic Studies you will be part of a vibrant research area that is internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in the languages, literatures, histories, linguistics, visual cultures and cultural identities of Europe an...

Research Areas Research Information
PhD Opportunities
PhD opportunities are available in:
- Historical linguistics
- Lexicography
- Dialectology
- Sociolinguistics
- Onomastics
- Language politics
- Paremiology and Phraseology
- Folkloristics
- Memory Studies
- Early modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic language and literature
- Language and identity in Ireland and Scotland
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
Doctoral graduates in Irish typically go on to hold posts in academia, government, business and in Irish language promotion. Recent graduates have taken up posts in the European Commission, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, University College Dublin, University College Cork, New York City University and the Department for Communities (formerly DCAL).
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