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MA / PhD in Arts by Research

The MA is level 9 and the PhD is level 10 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) awarded by University of Limerick.
Maximum Places Offered: Not Applicable

Full-time:

Level: MA 9 / PhD 10

Duration: MA 2 yrs / PhD 4 yrs

Assessment:

The research masters is assessed by the submission of a research thesis. The PhD is assessed by the submission of a research thesis and defence of same at a Viva Voce examination.

  • Programme Overview
  • Faculty of Arts Departments
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Programme Overview

The Faculty of Arts at Mary Immaculate College has 13 different departments covering various disciplines in the area of Humanities. It offers academic leadership and postgraduate supervision within a broad range of research fields.

Start your Research Journey

Prospective postgraduates are encouraged to explore the research interests of the relevant department and to discuss their own ideas for research proposals with the respective Heads of Department or other faculty members as appropriate.

Academic Departments in the Faculty of Arts are as follows: 

  • Drama and Theatre Studies
  • English Language and Literature
  • French Studies
  • Gaeilge
  • Geography
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Mathematics and Computer Studies
  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Theology and Religious Studies

Before you apply:

Postgraduate Research in Arts at MIC
Postgraduate Research in Arts at MIC
A Master's or Doctorate in an Arts discipline with the MIC RGS can reflect well on career prospects

Contact

Research and Graduate School Office

T: +353 61 204318

E: RGSO@mic.ul.ie

Faculty of Arts Departments

Drama and Theatre Studies

Head of Department: Dr Michael Finneran

T: +353 61 774752

E: Michael.Finneran@mic.ul.ie

 

English Language and Literature

Head of Department: Dr Eugene O'Brien

T: +353 61 204989

E: Eugene.OBrien@mic.ul.ie

 

French Studies

Head of Department: Dr Loïc Guyon

T: +353 61 204352

E: Loic.Guyon@mic.ul.ie

 

Gaeilge

Head of Department: An Dr Breandán Ó Cróinín

T: +353 61 204330 

E: Breandan.OCroinin@mic.ul.ie

 

Geography

Prof. Paul Aplin

E: Paul.Aplin@mic.ul.ie

 

German Studies

Head of Department: Dr Christiane Schönfeld

T: +353 61 204582

E: Christiane.Schonfeld@mic.ul.ie

 

History

Head of Department: Dr Liam Chambers 

T: +353 61 204534

E: Liam.Chambers@mic.ul.ie

 

Mathematics and Computer Studies

Head of Department: TBC

Please contact Arts Office: ArtsOffice@mic.ul.ie

 

Media and Communication Studies

Head of Department: Dr Rosemary Day

T: +353 61 204327

E: Rosemary.Day@mic.ul.ie

 

Music

Head of Department: Dr Gareth Cox

T: +353 61 204588

E: Gareth.Cox@mic.ul.ie

 

Philosophy

Head of Department: Dr Daniel Vázquez

E: Daniel.Vazquez@mic.ul.ie

 

Psychology

Head of Department: Prof. Niamh Stack

T: +353 61 204311

E: Niamh.Stack@mic.ul.ie

 

Theology and Religious Studies

Head of Department: TBC

Please contact Arts Office: ArtsOffice@mic.ul.ie

How to Apply

Deadline for Applications: Variable

EU Applicants

After you have read How to Apply for a Research Postgraduate programme at MIC,

Non-EU Applicants

For advice on visas and the practicalities of living in Ireland, please contact the International office at international@mic.ul.ie.

EU/Non-EU Status Assessments

The designation of a student as being from the EU or a Non-EU country determines the fees they will pay at Mary Immaculate College (MIC) i.e. there may be cases where a non-EU national acquires EEA citizenship during the course of their third level studies and would qualify for EU fees, for example. 

Click here for more information on EU/Non-EU assessments which will be conducted by MIC International office to determine status. 

Contact
Research & Graduate School
+353 61 204318

Ask a Question

  • Programme Overview
  • Faculty of Arts Departments
  • How to Apply
  • Ask a Question