Languages Literatures & Cultural Studies - Research

School Description:
Trinity College has the world's oldest tradition of modern language studies, with chairs dating back to 1776.

The School's research in literary, language and cultural studies ranges from the medieval to the very contemporary. Well-qualified research students are welcomed in all Departments within the School; enquiries for M.Litt. or Ph.D. research should be made in the first instance to the School or Centre concerned. In addition, a cluster of innovative taught postgraduate degrees offers a broad range of possibilities, leading to research or to professional practice in areas of language, literature and cultural life.

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally have an excellent primary degree, and / or professional qualification, in a relevant discipline from a reputable institution. In addition, PhD applicants should have an excellent Masters degree from a reputable institution. All applicants must have a fluent command of the English language. Since the demand for places is extremely high, these minimum requirements do not guarantee admission. Preference is given to the strongest academic applicants.

Enrolment dates

March 2020 Entry

Doctor in Philosophy, French (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, French (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Germanic Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Germanic Studies (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Irish and Celtic Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Irish and Celtic Studies (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Italian (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Italian (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Russian and Slavonic Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Russian and Slavonic Studies (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Hispanic Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Hispanic Studies (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, French (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, French (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, Germanic Studies (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Germanic Studies (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, Irish and Celtic Studies (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Irish and Celtic Studies (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, Italian (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Italian (Full-Time)
Master in Letters in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Full -Time)
Master in Letters in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Part -Time)
Master in Letters, Russian and Slavonic Studies (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Russian and Slavonic Studies (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, Hispanic Studies (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Hispanic Studies (Full-Time)

September 2020 Entry

Doctor in Philosophy, French (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, French (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Germanic Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Germanic Studies (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Irish and Celtic Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Irish and Celtic Studies (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Italian (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Italian (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Russian and Slavonic Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Russian and Slavonic Studies (Full-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Hispanic Studies (Part-Time)
Doctor in Philosophy, Hispanic Studies (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, French (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, French (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, Germanic Studies (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Germanic Studies (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, Irish and Celtic Studies (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Irish and Celtic Studies (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, Italian (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Italian (Full-Time)
Master in Letters in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Full -Time)
Master in Letters in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Part -Time)
Master in Letters, Russian and Slavonic Studies (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Russian and Slavonic Studies (Full-Time)
Master in Letters, Hispanic Studies (Part-Time)
Master in Letters, Hispanic Studies (Full-Time)

Research

School Description:

Trinity College has the world's oldest tradition of modern language studies, with chairs dating back to 1776.

The School's research in literary, language and cultural studies ranges from the medieval to the very contemporary. Well-qualified research students are welcomed in all Schools within the School; enquiries for M.Litt. or Ph.D. research should be made in the first instance to the School or Centre concerned. In addition, a cluster of innovative taught postgraduate degrees offers a broad range of possibilities, leading to research or to professional practice in areas of language, literature and cultural life.

There are seven academic units within the School:
•the Centre for European Studies
•the Department of French
•the Department of Germanic Studies
•the Department of Hispanic Studies
•the Department of Irish & Celtic Languages
•the Department of Italian
•the Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies

At postgraduate level, courses are also offered directly by the School or by specialist units such as the Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PhD/MLitt

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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