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
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date: 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

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

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Duration MHV60: 1 year Full-time
MHV61: 2 years Part-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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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

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 Eur...

Careers or Further Progression Career Options
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 Professor David Scourfield
Programme Coordinator Professor Philipp Rosemann
Tel 01 708 3661/3575
Fax 01 708 4525
Email or
Website and
Address Department of Philosophy, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, and Department of Ancient Classics, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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