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MLitt (Geography)

  • Full time & Part time available
  • Please contact [email protected]
  • September
  • Full-time: 2 years; Part-time: 3 years

Course Description


The MLitt and PhD degrees are research degrees, awarded on the basis of a research thesis. Thesis presentation is supported by a number of taught mandatory Graduate Education modules (GREPs).

Closing date:
Research applications are generally accepted at any time

Course Structure

The MLitt degrees are awarded on the basis of a research thesis. To support the completion of the research thesis, all MLitt students are required to participate in a Graduate Education Programme (GREP). Students take a variety of taught and other modules to enhance their substantive knowledge and their professional development, in a programme of study that is designed to suit a student's individual needs. MLitt students are generally required to complete 25 credits of taught modules over Years 1 and 2. There may be exemptions for appropriate prior learning.

Career Options

Researcher in academic, public sector, voluntary sector, or private sector organisation.

Advocate in academic, public sector, voluntary sector, or private sector organisation.

Policy making/formulation in public sector and voluntary sector organisation.

University Lecturer/Tutor.

Find out how to apply here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/geography/our-courses/mlittresearch-4#tabs-apply

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

Visit the MLitt (Geography) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

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.

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