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Geography

Maynooth University

48 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

The Geography degree from Maynooth University is research degree, awarded on the basis of a research thesis. Thesis presentation is supported by a number of taught mandatory Graduate Education modules (GREPs).

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Overview

The PhD degrees are awarded on the basis of a research thesis. From 2013, the PhD research thesis may be presented in one of two formats: either as a complete manuscript or as a collection of published work framed by an introduction and conclusion. To support the completion of the research thesis, all PhD students are required to participate in a Graduate Education Programme (GREP). Students of the Geography degree from Maynooth University take a variety of taught and other modules to enhance their substantive knowledge and their professional development, in a programme of study that is designed to suit a student's individual needs. PhD students are generally required to complete 25 credits of taught modules in Years 1 and 2, and 10 credits in Year 3. There may be exemptions for appropriate prior learning.

Career Options

  • Researcher in academic, public sector, voluntary sector, or private sector organisation.
  • Advocate in academic, public sector, voluntary sector, or private sector organisation.
  • Policy making/formulation in public sector and voluntary sector organisation.
  • University Lecturer/Tutor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Publics: Digital Media, Public Discourse and Political Formations
  • Critical Data Studies
  • Conference Organisation
  • Work-based Placement
  • Research Placement
  • Engaging With the Community:research, Practice and Reflection.
  • Outreach & Communication

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

35 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally an upper second or first class honours degree in Geography or a cognate subject. PhD applicants should also have a Masters degree in Geography or a cognate subject.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university first degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 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: 4300 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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