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Classical Studies (MA)


Course Description

Overview

This is a one-year programme, designed to provide graduates with in-depth study of specific topics within the field of Classics, and a set of research skills appropriate to work at this level.

Course Structure

Candidates take a specified number of taught modules, and are also required to write a long essay of c.7,500 words representing an independent piece of research. It is not possible to take modules in Greek or Latin as part of this programme. The long essay is written on a topic approved by the Head of the Department of Ancient Classics under the supervision of a designated supervisor. The topic is agreed by the end of the first semester, and work begun during the period between the first and the second semester. The long essay is submitted by a specified date at the end of the academic year. Modules include Philosophy and Kingship in Antiquity, Ancient Cosmology, Popular Culture in Classical Athens, and Ancient History: Problems and Methods.

Career Options

This course prepares students to deal with a variety of material, to read analytically and to write and communicate effectively. These are skills that employers across a wide range of professions value highly.

How to Apply

Online application only http://www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity


PAC Code
MHF52

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.

Find information on Scholarships here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships

Visit the Classical Studies (MA) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

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MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS - No. of awards TBC

These postgraduate scholarships for Masters study are funded with the support of the Alumni Affinity Card and provide graduates of Maynooth University (including the graduating class of 2017) with a €5,000 scholarship towards fees for a full-time Taught Masters programme at Maynooth University.

Value of Scholarship(s)

€5,000

Eligibility

Applicants must intend to pursue a
full-time Taught Master’s degree at the University commencing meet the following eligibility criteria:
1. A minimum overall result of 65% in an Honours Bachelor’s degree from
Maynooth University. Applicants should apply before they receive
their exam results.
2. Satisfy the entry requirements of the Maynooth University Taught Master’s
Programme they intend to undertake.
The scholarship is not open to those who have already commenced or have previously
undertaken a Master’s programme.
A minimum 65% honours level 8 undergraduate degree result and a personal statement is required.

Application Procedure

Apply online via: http://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/postgradscholarships
An application guide is available on the online application system to guide you step by
step through the application process.
For further information please email: [email protected] or tel. 01-
7086018.

Further Information

http://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/postgradscholarships



Entry Requirements

Normally at least a high 2:2 in the BA degree overall with a 2:1 in Greek and Roman Civilisation, or equivalent. 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) : 62Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850

Last Updated

26 May 2017

Course Fees

Please contact [email protected] for information on course fees


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