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Law

Maynooth University

48 months
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15000 EUR/year
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About

The PhD in Law from Maynooth University is the highest degree offered by the Department of Law. By definition, it is intended to be a qualification obtained after rigorous and original research that contributes to the state of legal scholarship.

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Overview

Towards that end, the structured PhD programme offers a framework which facilitates independent research, whilst providing milestones for measuring progress.

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 of Law’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:

  • The Craft and Logics of Social Research 
  • Professional Certificate in Postgraduate Teaching &
  • Learning: Tutors & Demonstrators
  • Personal Development and Employability Module
  • Finding Information for Your Thesis
  • Academic Writing Module
  • Advanced Communication Skills (Conference Presentation)
  • Advanced Communication Skills (Publication)
  • Seminar Series
  • Legal Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 48 months.

Part time EU: 4330 EUR

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

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