Get your skates on! Go further with a postgraduate degree from MIC

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Are you thinking of doing a postgrad degree? Mary Immaculate College (MIC) is accepting applications until 31st May 2017.

If you would like to be part of an innovative and creative learning environment, with excellent student supports and resources, apply now to MIC. The College’s world-class postgraduate programmes in the Liberal Arts and Education are available at Diploma, Master’s and Doctoral (PhD) levels.

Specialised postgraduate programmes

Programmes include specialised MA programmes in:

  • European Thought and Culture
  • Media Studies
  • History
  • Education and the Arts
  • Music Education

These established programmes are available alongside new doctoral programmes. These include:

  • Applied Linguistics and Development Education and Practice
  • MA in STEM Education

Full-time and part-time as well as distance learning options are available across both taught and research programmes.

According to Professor Jim Deegan, Head of Graduate School: “Grounded in decades of scholarship in Education and the Liberal Arts, postgraduate students at MIC experience responsive research supervision and mentoring, funding and career development support schemes, and a first-class “community of practice” in the new purpose-designed graduate research and study facility on the John Henry Newman Campus at MIC.”

Funding supports available

The College also offers funding supports of €800,000 per annum through a Departmental Assistantships Scheme and merit-based Research Masters and Doctoral Awards Scheme.

MIC systematically builds for student success. Firstly, they do this by providing panel-based monitoring at review and progression points. In addition, students gain a wide range of transferrable skills training. These include academic writing, project management, research integrity and ethical conduct, as well as distributed leadership, and presentation and conference skills. Students also enjoy innovative master classes and summer schools. The postgraduate community at MIC continues to grow and diversify with students from Ireland, the UK and EU studying alongside students from Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania, France, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Japan, and China.

For further details please see

Anne Sexton

DBS to hold an Open Evening for prospective MBA students
Free lunchtime recital and lecture at the ILAC Centre this Thursday


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