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Early Irish

Trinity College Dublin

M.Phil.
12 months
Duration
15399 EUR/year
7214 EUR/year
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About

The Early Irish program from Trinity College Dublin is intended to take the student to a high level of competence in Old Irish, and will cover a wide range of prose and verse texts, and various aspects of Early Irish language, literature and culture.

Overview

The Early Irish program from Trinity College Dublin can be taken as a second follow-on year to build on knowledge gained on the Diploma in Old Irish course.

Duration

The course will last for one academic year, beginning in October, and requires full-time study. Students with no prior knowledge of Old Irish may take the preliminary year-long course for the Diploma in Old Irish (see Diploma webpage). In the MPhil year candidates will be assessed by examination (in summer) and a thesis of c.20,000 words.

Programme Structure

All candidates undertake core courses in:

  • Old Irish prose
  • Old Irish poetry
  • Primitive and Archaic Irish
  • Early Irish law 
  • Middle Irish

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold at least a 2.1 honors degree from an Irish university or equivalent result from a university in another country.
  • display a high level of competence in the English language in one of the examination systems recognised by Trinity College Dublin.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15399 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15399 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7214 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7214 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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