Normally an upper second or first class honours degree in Geography or a cognate subject. PhD applicants should also have a Masters degree in Geography or a cognate subject. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university first 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 Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850
Months of entry
The PhD degree is research degree, awarded on the basis of a research thesis. Thesis presentation is supported by a number of taught mandatory Graduate Education modules (GREPs).
Research applications are generally accepted at any time
Fees and funding
For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.
Qualification and course duration
MLitt by research
Course contact details
- Department of Geography