Prospective Students

MA/Diploma Irish Studies

MA (Irish Studies) Programme
The Institute offers a variety of courses for all levels. It has offered a taught MA and Diploma programme since 1987, providing the opportunity for graduates to undertake interdisciplinary study in the field of Irish Studies. The MA and Diploma are postgraduate level courses and many of our MA graduates go on to study for their PhD.

Research (PhD) Programme
The Institute will consider applications for research into any subject in the field of Irish Studies. Current research areas include History and Politics; Culture, Tradition and Heritage; Literature and Language; Communities, Identities and Conflict; and Religion and Ritual.
International Summer School in Irish Studies

International Summer School in Irish Studies
The summer school attracts students from around the world with participants of all ages. Students are administrators, teachers and professors as well as undergraduates, postgraduates and those who simply have a passion for Irish history and culture.


In addition to the above, dedicated short programmes are available for both Faculty and students. These can be tailored to meet individual requirements.

The Institute has strong links with universities in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada. Academics and scholars regularly avail of the Institute's facilities to conduct research. American universities with whom the Institute has special relationships regularly send students to participate in its ongoing programmes.

Irish Studies Programmes at QUB

Other Irish-related MA and PhD courses are offered by Schools within the University and further details can be found by checking the websites of University Schools:

http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/SchoolsDepartments/

To apply for an MA at Queen's University Belfast please complete the online application form or contact the Admissions and Access Service (admissions@qub.ac.uk) for further details.

Links to Postgraduate Taught  courses

MA in Irish Writing

MA in Irish Politics

MA in Irish History

Postgraduate Research Programmes

Details of Irish-related PhD courses can be found on the following School websites:

To apply for a PhD at Queen's University Belfast please complete the online application form or contact the Admissions and Access Service (admissions@qub.ac.uk) for further information.

For information on postgraduate funding please contact the Postgraduate Office (pg.office@qub.ac.uk)

Further information for students: