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Philosophy - Licentiate

Successful candidates for the MA (Mode 2) examination in the Faculty of Philosophy, NUI Maynooth may also be admitted to the Licentiate. They are required in addition to present a Minor Thesis, on a separate topic from the MA thesis but of comparable length. The thesis should focus on an area of Christian philosophy. Prospective candidates should contact the Philosophy Office by the end of January of their degree year.

Entry requirements

In order to be admitted to the Licenciate in Philosophy (LPh) a candidate shall have followed, and taken the examinations in, the required postgraduate courses over two years and submitted a dissertation that demonstrates ability for scientific study in philosophy.


2 years

Further enquiries

The Admissions Office
Pontifical University
Saint Patrick’s College
County Kildare, Ireland
Ireland: (01) 708 4772 / 3600 / 3892
International: +353-1-708-4772 / 708-3600 / 708-3892
Fax Ireland: (01) 7083441
Fax International: +353-1-708 3441

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