Full-time course, covering a range of modules in Philosophy and English
The Diploma in Philosophy and Arts is awarded by the Pontifical University at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth on the successful completion of a two-year, full-time course, covering a range of modules in Philosophy and English, as well as two elective modules.
Modules with the PY code are taken in Saint Patrick’s College, while the modules with the PH code are taken in Department of Philosophy of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
The course is divided into the following sections:
- Philosophy Modules in National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM)
- Philosophy Modules in St Patrick’s College (SPCM)
- English Modules in St Patrick’s College
- Elective Modules in St Patrick’s College
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 NUI matriculation syllabus.
Students are assessed at two levels: Ordinary and Diploma.