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What will I learn?

The award of the degree is based entirely on an MLitt thesis. However, to ensure that our graduates obtain as thorough preparation as possible for their future careers, the university has put in place a structured MLitt programme under which students in the Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy take taught modules over the duration of the course as agreed with the department.

Career Options

This structured research programme prepares graduates for a wide range of career opportunities, including lecturing, consultancy, government agencies, library, museum, arts work and publishing.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
€14,000.00 (US$ 16,240) per year

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

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Maynooth University

MAYNOOTH,

Kildare,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Bachelor degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level from a recognised university . Students with high grades will be considered for postgraduate study. Students need to have a minimum score of 560 in paper based TOEFL and 59 in PTE.

For international students

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:

• IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score

• TOEFL (Paper based test): 585

• TOEFL (Internet based test): 95

• PTE (Pearson): 62

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

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About Maynooth University

Maynooth is an internationally esteemed ‘young’ university, with a rich heritage, that offers an excellent student learning experience.

  • Located in Ireland’s only university town, 25km from Dublin
  • Three faculties with 34 academic departments
  • No.43 in THE 100 Universities Under 50 rankings
  • International Office offering friendly, dedicated support