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Entry requirements

In order to register for courses leading to the Doctoral Degree in Divinity (DD), a student must hold at least a Licentiate in Divinity (STL) second honours, Grade I (cum laude) or what in the judgement of the Faculty is regarded as an equivalent standard of theological study.

A basic knowledge of Greek and Hebrew is required, and an appropriate knowledge of two modern languages. Students whose first language is not English will be required to satisfy the English language requirements


1 year full-time

Further enquiries

Admissions Office
Pontifical University Maynooth
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County Kildare

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Ireland: 01-708-4772 / 708-3600
International: +353-1-708-4772

Subjects taught

Year 1

Programme of Study
Public Examination
Publication of Doctoral Dissertation

Application date

Application Deadline: 1st June 2018

Enrolment and start dates

Course Start Date: September 2018

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