What will I learn?

The discipline of Classics is eager to provide supervision in any area of studies relevant to the specialist interests of a member of staff.

Admission to a research degree is at the discretion of the potential supervisor and the Head of discipline and is based on a proposal from the applicant following discussion with a suitable member of staff. As part of the research degree programme the discipline may recommend attendance at Greek or Latin language classes.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts Social Sciences and Celtic Studies

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
€14,250.00 (US$ 16,094) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 5 September 2022

Venue

National University of Ireland, Galway

University Road,

Galway,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should normally hold a primary degree qualification from a university or other internationally recognised academic institution or authority, corresponding to Level 8 of the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). A minimum standard of a Second Class Grade 1 Honours or equivalent: GPA of 3.3. This qualification must generally include the study of Economics up to an intermediate undergraduate level.

For international students

Candidates for a research degree should have obtained an honours degree in an appropriate subject (Second Class Honours , Grade 1 minimum).

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall; Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): 176 overall; Cambridge C2 Advanced (CPE): 180 overall; TOEFL: 88; Pearson PTE: 61; Duolingo English Test: 110.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About National University of Ireland

While situated in one of the smaller university cities globally, NUI Galway has a far-reaching reputation for excellent research and study programmes.

  • Four excellent colleges offering a wide selection of courses
  • Excellent reputation for teaching excellence and research
  • Exceptionally high graduate employment rates
  • Study in a city regularly voted one of the world’s friendliest

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