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Irish Government Scholarship (Master's Studentship)

Reference Number: P2248
Closing Date: Closed for applications
Duration: 1 year
Funding Amount: full UK/EU fees.
Level of Study: Postgraduate Taught
Regions: EU (Non UK), International (Non EU), UK
This funding opportunity is now closed for application

Cardiff University School of Welsh is pleased to announce that we have secured funding from the Irish government for Master's funding.

The successful candidate will teach introductory modules on conversational Irish alongside undertaking the MA in Welsh and Celtic Studies / Astudiaethau Cymreig a Cheltaidd. This degree gives academic training of the highest standard to students interested in Welsh and Celtic Studies who wish to attain a qualification at Masters-level in a period of one year. The course may be studied through the medium of Welsh or English, as well as bilingually. The MA course has a very flexible content which is tailored to the specific interests of individual students.

Supervisors: Please see the School webpages for academic staff profiles and research expertise.

For further details on the Master's programme, please consult the course listing for the MA in Welsh and Celtic Studies / Astudiaethau Cymreig a Cheltaidd.

Start date: September 2014

Number of Studentships: 1


One studentship is available.

This studentship is very generously funded by the Irish Government. It consists of full UK/EU tuition fees.


 Residency: This studentship is open to students of any nationality.

Academic criteria: Applicants for this studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a 2.1 degree or higher in a relevant subject. Applications are welcomed from candidates with a background in Welsh, Celtic Studies, Critical and Cultural Theory, Education, Geography, History, International Relations, Journalism, Language and Communication, Language Planning, Languages, Law, Literature, Medieval Literature, Music, Philosophy, Planning, Politics, Religion and Theology, Social Sciences, South American Studies, Sociolinguistics, amd Translation.

Candidates must be competent in spoken Irish.

How to Apply

Applications should be made via the School of Welsh scholarship application form which can be found on their website.

The deadline for applications is 09 July 2014.

Cardiff University reserves the right to close applications early should sufficient applications be received.

Further Information

For further information, please see the Scholarship pages of the School of Welsh website.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Ceren Roberts by emailing or by telephoning +44 (0)2920 875 659.


Name: Ceren Roberts  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 5659 



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