Philosophy

Maynooth University

 

Course Name Philosophy
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHV56
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters PGrad Dip
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 30 June 2019
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, to...

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Duration MHV56 1 year Full-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support

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Postgraduate students are sometimes eligible for more than funding. Tax relief and some medical entitlements are also a possibility. You can find information about budgeting, medical entitlements and tax relief by visiting: www.maynoothuni...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy should normally have a BA Honours degree with at least Second Class Honours Grade 2 in Philosophy or its equivalent. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered e...

Comment Philosophy
The Philosophy Department’s particular strengths in the history of Philosophy and its expertise in the hermeneutical and phenomenological traditions provide an excellent supportive environment for postgraduate student research in Philosophy. Most philosophical traditions and themes are present in the curriculum including: Medieval, Renaissance, Modern, and Contemporary Continental approaches.
Course Content

Expand+This PG Diploma relates discourses and developments in the history in Western philosophy up to the 21st century. It thus aims at carrying out a serious philosophical analysis of some of the underlying cultural themes and philosophical presuppositions...

Subjects Taught Course Structure
Module themes phenomenology, Nietzsche and his legacy, new politics in the Renaissance, Machiavelli; and reading medieval philosophy.
Careers or Further Progression Careers
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, for journalism, law, radio and television and the media.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Prof Philipp Rosemann
Postgraduate Coordinator Dr. Mette Lebech
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3661/ 3718
Fax +353 (0)1 708 4525
E-mail philosophy.department@mu.ie / Mette.Lebech@mu.ie
Website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/philosophy
Address Department of Philosophy, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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