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MA / PhD in Arts by Research

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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, read about the steps you have to take to do a Research Postgraduate programme at MIC here. If you have met all the criteria, click on the 'How to Apply' tab (third item in above or below) to pay your application fee and download the application form that you will submit separately.

    There are also a number of Structured PhD programmes available at MIC. See list here.

    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

    Programme Content

    Faculty of Arts Departments

     

    Drama and Theatre Studies

    Head of Department: Dr Michael Finneran

    T: +353 61 204976

    E: Michael.Finneran@mic.ul.ie

     

    English Language and Literature

    Acting Head of Department: Dr Eoin Flannery

    T: +353 61 204386

    E: Eoin.Flannery@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: Dr Máire Ní Neachtain

    T: +353 61 204947 

    E: Maire.NiNeachtain@mic.ul.ie

     

    Geography

    Head of Department: Prof. Des McCafferty

    T: +353 61 204317

    E: Des.McCafferty@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: Diarmuid O'Driscoll

    T: +353 61 204349

    E: Diarmuid.ODriscoll@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

    Contact: Prof. Michael Breen

    T: +353 61 204990

    E: Michael.Breen@mic.ul.ie

     

    Psychology

    Head of Department: Dr John Perry

    T: +353 61 204311

    E: John.Perry@mic.ul.ie

     

    Theology and Religious Studies

    Head of Department: Dr Éamonn Conway

    T: +353 61 204353

    E: Eamonn.Conway@mic.ul.ie

    How to Apply

    Deadline for Applications: Variable

    Fees: Click here.

    After you have read How to Apply for a Research Postgraduate programme at MIC here, download and complete the application form here.

    • The application form must also include any supporting documentation requested.
    • In the case of non-native English speakers, a copy of IETLS is also required, or equivalent.

    Pay the application fee* and return the application form by email to: RGSO@mic.ul.ie or by post to: Research & Graduate School Office, Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick, Ireland, V94 VN26.

    *Pay your application fee (EU: €33; non-EU: €55) using Realex here. Please note down the payment reference number, make a screenshot or print a copy for your own records.

    Contact
    Research & Graduate School
    +353 61 204318

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