Ancient Medieval & Renaissance Thought

Maynooth University


Course Name Ancient Medieval & Renaissance Thought
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHV60 MHV61
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
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 MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September
PAC Application Information

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PAC code
MHV60 Full-time
MHV61 Part-time

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Normally a 2:1 in the BA degree overall with (in the case of Joint Honours degrees) a 2:1 in either Greek and Roman Civilization (or equivalent) or Philosophy. Applications from candidates with a very high level of achievement in other relevant subje...

Course Content

Expand+This programme offers students the opportunity to explore early Western intellectual history from a variety of angles, philosophical, literary, and cultural. It will appeal both to those who want an overview of the foundations of modern European thou...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Candidates take a number of taught modules with a total value of 60 credits, spread evenly across the year, and write a dissertation of 15,000-20,000 words under the supervision of a designated supervisor (30 credits). The core module PH626 is compu...

Careers or Further Progression Successful completion of the MA at a high level will normally equip students to proceed to study for a PhD, a necessary qualification for an academic career (in certain subject areas further language qualifications may be required). Beyond the academic sphere, however, the skills the programme fosters (analytical skills, critical thinking, systematic research, clear argumentation, lucid writing) are indispensable to a wide variety of careers.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr William Desmond
Programme Coordinator Dr Susan Gottlöber
Tel 01 708 3661/3695
Fax 01 708 4525
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Address Department of Philosophy, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, and Department of Ancient Classics, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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