Funded PhD project on Irish poetry


The School of English and the Library of University College Cork are pleased to invite applications from outstanding postgraduates for a PhD studentship to research the Great Book of Ireland.

The award covers the tuition fees of €5,770 and provides a stipend of €11,000 per annum for a maximum of three years, commencing on 1st October 2013. The successful student must have completed, or be in the process of completing a Masters course, or recognised equivalent, and must not be already registered for doctoral research. The successful applicant will have strong academic credentials, including an MA or MSc in English or a related area and will meet the University’s standard English language entry requirements. Applicants may be EU or non-EU students. Non-EU fees will be waived for successful applicants.

A demonstrable interest in the study of Irish poetry is essential. Preference may be given to applicants with a good reading knowledge of Irish.