24 months
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15000 EUR/year
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About

A Law programme from Maynooth University is a qualification obtained after rigorous and original research that contributes to the state of legal scholarship. Towards that end, the structured research programme offers a framework which facilitates independent research, whilst providing milestones for measuring progress. 

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Overview

Students of the Law programme from Maynooth University will be equipped with methodological and analytical tools for advanced research in law through a number of taught modules across the Faculty. These will be supplemented by periodic one-on-one supervision meetings. Students will also have opportunities to actively engage in other aspects of academic writing and publishing during the course of their education. In addition, the Department’s research seminar series offers a constructive forum for presenting and debating research.

Career

The skills acquired during the programme of doctoral study will prepare students for a wide range of careers including academia, private industry, and public service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Certificate in Postgraduate Teaching & Learning: Tutors & Demonstrators
  • Research Funding Application
  • Legal Research Methodology
  • The Craft and Logics of Social Research 
  • Professional Skills - Thesis Completion and Career Development
  • Academic Writing Module
  • Professional Development & Employability
  • Ethics and Academic Practice for Research Students

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates should ordinarily have a master’s degree in law. Candidates with a 1st class undergraduate degree will be considered in exceptional cases.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Part-time EU: 4,330

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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