Taught course

Early Irish Studies

Institution
Maynooth University · Department of Early Irish (Sean-Ghaeilge)
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2.1 in Medieval Irish and Celtic Studies in the BA or an equivalent qualification. An interview will be part of the selection process. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MA enables students to explore and examine the rich tradition of early Irish literature and intellectual culture, from the early medieval period and the advent of Christianity until the coming of the Normans at the end of the 12th century. It also enables students to deepen their acquaintance with the language of the period, and to endow them with a set of research skills appropriate to work in this field.

Information for international students

Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants. Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850.

Fees and funding

International students
€13,000

For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Early Irish (Sean-Ghaeilge
Email
david.stifter@nuim.ie