Here you will work in a dynamic and forward-looking research group that engages in cutting-edge scholarship across all periods of the Irish language, both on an individual and collaborative basis. You will be able to develop your own research potential as part of a community of research students in Modern Languages that is driven by interdisciplinarity, collaboration and innovation in the advancement of knowledge.
Doctoral graduates in Irish and Celtic programme at Queen's University Belfast typically go on to hold posts in academia, government, business and in Irish language promotion. Recent graduates have taken up posts in the European Commission, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, University College Dublin, University College Cork, New York City University and the Department for Communities (formerly DCAL).
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PhD opportunities are available in:
- Historical linguistics
- Language politics
- Paremiology and Phraseology
- Memory Studies
- Early modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic language and literature
- Language and identity in Ireland and Scotland
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Languages Linguistics View 92 other PhDs in Languages in United Kingdom
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- A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. While a Master’s degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) is not essential, it is desirable and applicants without this qualification will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4596 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 36 months.
- Northern Ireland (NI) - £4,596
- Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £4,596
- England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £4,596
- EU Other - £18,000
- International - £18,000
Living costs for Belfast
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.