Classics

College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies,
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Course overview

The discipline of Classics is eager to provide supervision in any area of studies relevant to the specialist interests of a member of staff; these research specialities are listed below.


Admission to a research degree is at the discretion of the potential supervisor and the Head of discipline and is based on a proposal from the applicant following discussion with a suitable member of staff. As part of the research degree programme the discipline may recommend attendance at Greek or Latin language classes. Candidates for a research degree should have obtained an honours degree in an appropriate subject (Second Class Honours , Grade 1 minimum).

Programmes available

MLitt (Classics), full-time
MLitt (Classics), part-time

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Areas of interest

Dr. Jacopo Bisagni 

Latin/Old Irish bilingualism in Medieval Ireland; Latin and Indo-European linguistics

Professor Michael Clarke 
The Classical inheritance in medieval Ireland; historical semantics and cognitive linguistics; Greek epic. 

Dr. Edward Herring
The archaeology and history of early Italy; South Italian pottery; ethnicity.

Dr. Mark Stansbury
Manuscript studies; Medieval Latin; Insular Christian culture; transmission of Classical texts

Contact Us

Prof. Michael Clarke
T +353 91 495 230
E michael.clarke@nuigalway.ie
www.nuigalway.ie/classics

PAC code

MLitt (full-time) GYB06
MLitt (part-time) GYB07

Current project

Fees for this course

EU: €4,275 p.a. 2016/17

Non-EU: €13,250 p.a. 2016/17

Ph.D. EU Full time programme:  €4,275 p.a.  Ph.D. EU Part time programme:  €2,250 p.a.

How to Apply

How to Apply