Research Opportunities - Celtic Studies

March 31, 2000

The following listing is for research degrees and jobs in Celtic Studies #221> . Where possible a central contact person or office contact point has been given. Where there are several contact people they have been listed with the courses for which they have responsibility. If an institution does not appear in this list you should not assume that they do not offer post-graduate research degrees.

Key #221> Name of institution #221> For the sake of brevity the short version of an institution's name has been used. Validation #221> If an institution's courses are validated by another college its name is given in brackets. Contact names #221> A contact is given for each opportunity listed. Where there is a central contact for all an institution's opportunities in a particular area, the contact will be given once only. Qualification level #221> MSc, PhD etc. The figure in brackets indicates the number of places available where known. Mode of study #221> FT = Full Time PT = Part Time Funding #221> A = Assistantships available to students to undertake paid work while studying for a higher degree £ = Scholarship/ studentships available ? = Funding is a possibility.

Students should contact the department listed. Do not address enquiries to The THES. We are unable to help

Celtic Studies

Aberdeen U. Celtic Studies Prof D E Meek Tel: 01224 2511; URL: uk/~lng014/celtic_dept/ £ A?

Wales: Aberystwyth Welsh Miss Catrin James Tel: 01970 6220; URL: £ A?

Wales: Bangor Welsh Prof G Thomas Tel: 01248 382244

Bath Spa U.C. (Bristol: UWE) Irish Studies Academic Office AdministratorTel: 01225 875444; URL:

Queen's U. of Belfast Celtic Studies Mrs R Andrews Tel: 01232 335366; URL:

Wales: Cardiff Welsh Prof C H Williams Tel: 01222 874843; URL:

Edinburgh U. Celtic Department Prof W Gillies Tel: 0131 650 3621; URL:

Exeter U. Institute of Cornish Studies Dr Philip Payton Tel: 01872 263457Email: £? A?

Glasgow U. Celtic Mr R Macdonald Tel: 0141 330 6319 £ A?

Wales: Lampeter Welsh PG Admissions Tutor: Dept of Welsh Tel: 01570 422351;URL:

Liverpool U. Institute of Irish Studies Dr U Kockel Tel: 0151 794 3833; URL:

Luton U. Humanities Martin Gray Tel: 01582 409009 £?

Wales: Newport Research Degree Programme Dr Miranda Aldhouse-Green Tel:01633 432240 Email: £ SCARAB Research CentreDr Miranda Aldhouse-Green Tel: 01633 432240 Email:m. £

Queen Margaret C. (Open U.) Scottish Centre for Cultural Management andPolicy Prof Ian Brown Tel: 0131 317 3540; URL: £? A?

Staffordshire U. Humanities and Social Sciences Dr Shaun Richards Tel: 01782294000 £? A?

Wales: Swansea Cymracy: Welsh Prof D Johnston Tel: 01792 295193 £? A?

Trinity College, Carmarthen (U. of Wales) Centre for Bilingualism and WelshStudies Dr Medwin Hughes Tel: 01267 676767 Fax: 01267 676766 £? A?

Ulster U. Language and Literature Prof S Macmathuna Tel: 01265 324142; URL: £? A?

Warwick U. Centre for British and Comparative Cultural Studies Mrs JanetBailey Tel: 01203 523655; URL: £

About this service #221>

The THES Research Opportunities Service aims to list the current availability of opportunities for postgraduate research training.

The listings include details of new research posts. Although courses from more than 140 institutions are represented here it is not an exhaustive listing.

Some institutions have not wished to list their courses in this way; so you should not assume that institutions not featuring in these lists have no courses to offer. This listing should give a good flavour of the wide variety of research training on offer at higher education institutions in the United kingdom.

Potential students should not make decisions on the basis of this listing alone. Potential candidates should contact the institutions of their choice directly if they wish to discuss their future plans. They should not contact The THES or the compilers of this listing.

Quality of degrees #221>

All UK universities in membership of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals have power to award British degrees after either courses of study or programmes of research, and some colleges of higher education have one or both of these powers.

Other colleges provide courses or programmes which are validated by an institution which has those powers. Courses of this kind are listed under the name of the college which runs them; the name of the validating institution, which finally awards the degree, is in brackets.

The compilers #221>

This list has been compiled by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (CSU) on the basis of returns from institutions. CSU is an agency of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals, the Standing Conference of Principals of Colleges and Institutes of higher education and the Committee of Scottish Centrally Funded Colleges.

This information has been provided for information purposes only. It is not definitive and does not take precedence over the official publications of universities and colleges.

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate and that those institutions which wanted to take part have been included, CSU an accept no responsibility for errors or omissions.

Any queries about this list should be addressed to the data collectors, Mayflower Directories Production, Ro Dew, West Looe Hill, Looe, Cornwall PL13 2HH. Tel: 01503 264454. Fax: 01503 264821. Email: All rights reserved. No part of this listing may be stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the written permission of the publishers.

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