Diploma in Philosophy & Higher Diploma in Philosophy

In the tradition of St Patrick's Collage, philosophy has always has always been highly regarded in its own right, as well as being an important preparation for studying other disciplines.

Postgraduate - Full Time
2 Years
Application Deadline:
01st June 2018
Late applications considered on a case by case basis
Course Start Date:
September 2018
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Introduction

In the tradition of St Patrick's Collage, philosophy has always has always been highly regarded in its own right, as well as being an important preparation for studying other disciplines.

Description

The Diploma in Philosophy and Arts and the Higher Diploma in Philosophy and Arts have been designed by the Pontifical University to provide a rich introduction to the field and history of philosophy, while also introducing students into the kind of critical thinking that is beneficial for other disciplines. 

Diploma in Philosophy and Arts

Students follow almost the same courses as students of the Higher Diploma, but the courses are assessed at module level 7. Students will be required to achieve a pass on the first years's courses before being admitted to the second year.

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Application Requirements

Diploma in Philosophy and Arts

For admission to the course a pass grade is required in five subjects of the Leaving Certificate or its equivalent: three of these must be academic subjects in the Maynooth University matriculation syllabus.

Higher Diploma in Philosophy and Arts

The course is open to any student who satisfies the entry requirements, viz. a third level qualification in any subject or combination. Applicants must have completed an Honours or Ordinary Bachelor Degree.