Course Overview

CELT offers support for research projects on a variety of topics in the field of higher education research. Admission is based on a research proposal from the applicant following discussion with the member of staff whose academic area of interest is most appropriate. For admission to an MLitt degree, a primary degree with upper second class honours or equivalent is a minimum requirement. 

Programmes Available

MLitt (CELT), full-time
MLitt (CELT), part-time
Applications are made online via the University of Galway Postgraduate Applications System.


Learning Outcomes

Entry Requirements


Who’s Suited to This Course

Current research projects

Current funded research opportunity

Work Placement

Related Student Organisations

Career Opportunities

Find a Supervisor / PhD Project

If you are still looking for a potential supervisor or PhD project or would like to identify the key research interests of our academic staff and researchers, you can use our online portal to help in that search

Research Areas

See CELT website  for information about current research projects in the centre.

Researcher Profiles

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€5,750 p.a. (€5,890 including levy) 2024/25

Fees: Non EU

€14,500 p.a. (€14,640 including levy) 2024/25

Extra Information


EU Part time: Year 1 €4,250 p.a. (€4,390 including levy) 2024/25

All students, irrespective of funding, must pay the student levy €140.

Contact Us

Dr. Iain MacLaren,
T + 353 91 492 822