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  PhD programmes in Liberal Arts


 Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)

About the Programme

Mary Immaculate College (MIC) offers a diverse suite of postgraduate programmes in Liberal Arts to masters and doctoral level. Be part of an innovative and creative learning environment with student supports, graduate skills training and a range of financial supports. As a postgraduate at Mary Immaculate College you will be part of a vibrant community of over 100 PhD researchers and 250 Masters students. Our postgraduate programmes are central to the College's mission: to foster the intellectual, spiritual, and professional development of students through excellence in teaching, learning and research in a range of disciplines in Arts and Education.

PhD by Research and Thesis is available in the following areas:

• English Language & Literature

• French Studies

• Gaeilge

• German Studies

• Geography

• History

• Mathematics & Computer Studies

• Media Studies

• Music

• Philosophy

• Psychology

• Theology & Religious Studies

Mary Immaculate College also offers the following structured PhD programmes:

• Structured PhD in Applied Linguistics

• Structured PhD in Irish Studies

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Mary Immaculate College realises that financial support structures for students undertaking postgraduate research at our college are critical in attracting world-class students to our campus. To this end, MIC offers numerous forms of financial support to postgraduate researchers including a Doctoral Award (PhD in Arts or Education), an MIC Doctoral Studentship, an MIC Postgraduate Award, numerous departmental Assistantships, Presidents Scholarships and Special Awards.

Students pursuing research postgraduate degrees in Arts or Education are eligible to apply for MIC awards. These are available on a competitive basis and at the discretion of the College. Typically, awards provide a subsistence bursary for the normal registration period of benefiting students, and in some cases also off-set tuition fees. More information on MIC Awards and Assistantships can be found by visiting our website:

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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