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University of Limerick

Castletroy, Limerick City, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: V94 T9PX

Discover great postgraduate opportunities at the University of Limerick. Enquire or book courses through Postgrad.ie.

A great career and salary prospects are big motivators for pursuing postgraduate studies. Often, your primary degree is a stepping stone, but a postgrad is what unlocks your true earning potential. At UL, we speak your Unique Language. With over 100 courses across four faculties, we’re highly regarded for conducting leading-edge research in key areas such as information and communication technologies, materials and surface science, biosciences, environment and bioengineering and humanities and social sciences.

In other words, we’ve got what it takes to get you where you want to go.

With a cost of living that’s 38% cheaper than comparable universities, 36 research centres based across our faculties, and four world-class centres of excellence, UL offers an extensive range of graduate research opportunities. So, are we speaking your language?

Business Administration (Executive MBA)

The UL Executive MBA is a part-time, two year programme. The programme is delivered in three-day, intensive, on campus blocks, with four blocks per semester and two semesters each year. The programme focuses on five themes: Internationalisation, Managerial Vision and Competencies, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategic Thinking and Leadership. The UL MBA offers electives in Aviation…

Architecture

Our graduate programme is fast-paced and flexible, and is run by architects, writers, critics, historians, engineers and philosophers. Established in 2005, SAUL now comprises 140 undergraduate students, from Ireland and abroad as well as European and International students with us for a year of their studies. SAULs two studios are located in Limerick: the main…

Architecture - School of Architecture - Structured PhD - Research

The structured PhD programme is the advancement of knowledge through a high-quality experience of original research which is integrated with professional development. It develops students research knowledge and transferable skills through a formalised and integrated programme of activities. This programme develops advanced research skills for postgraduate research students in Science and Engineering Faculty.

Arts Practice - Structured PhD - Research

The PhD Arts Practice is a four year, structured PhD programme, designed to meet the needs of professional performing artists who wish to engage in academic and practice-based reflection on their own artistic practice. The programme involves a combination of taught modules and independent research. Taught modules take place in Year One of the programme…

Classical String Performance

The MA offers advanced string and keyboard tuition in violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano and harpsichord. The programme emphasizes solo playing, chamber music, and accompanying, while encouraging interdisciplinary and collaborative projects with instrumentalists, vocalists and dancers from other degree programmes. While maintaining the continuation of the well-known Classical Music traditions, the MA programme also…

Computational Finance

The MSc in Computational Finance programme is a technically-oriented Masters in Finance programme, which is designed to equip graduates from cognate backgrounds with the combination of advanced technical knowledge and industry-facing skills which employers increasingly require of graduate hires in the international financial services industry. The MSc in Computational Finance programme is highly regarded by…

Business Management

The MA in Business Management is a one-year, full-time programme. It covers the fundamental business disciplines: accounting, business communications, economics, human resource management, information management, knowledge management, management principles, marketing management, organisational behaviour and strategic management. The emphasis is on a practical approach to business coupled with a theoretical understanding. Students attend lectures and laboratory…

Chemical Engineering

The programme is a full time course which spans an academic year plus an additional six week project period (Summer Semester: late May to mid July). Students study five taught modules in Autumn Semester, five taught modules in Spring Semester, and complete the design project during summer semester. As well as learning the relevant theory,…

Civil Engineering & Materials Science - Structured PhD - Research

The structured PhD programme is the advancement of knowledge through a high-quality experience of original research which is integrated with professional development. It develops students research knowledge and transferable skills through a formalised and integrated programme of activities. This programme develops advanced research skills for postgraduate research students in Science and Engineering Faculty. Overview -…

Comparative Literature & Cultural Studies

The MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural offers students the opportunity to engage in the comparative study of a range of world literatures and cultural practices in a combination that is currently unique in Ireland. It aims to foster and develop critical inquiry into the function and social resonance of literature, art and culture (including…

Clinical Practice - Advanced

Clinical Therapies at the University of Limerick offers a suite of Postgraduate Certificates for qualified healthcare professionals. The programmes are designed to expand existing professional knowledge and to produce high quality evidence based practitioners who are better positioned to develop their individual disciplines as well as the wider health agenda. They aim to produce graduates…

Biomedical Device Materials

This Master of Science course is a two Semester plus Summer full time programme based on a modular credit system (90 ECTS) and the course outline is given below. In Semester 1, students study analytical techniques (microscopy, electron microscopy and X-ray analysis; X-ray diffraction; IR-, UV- and Raman-spectroscopy, particle size analysis, NMR spectroscopy, specimen preparation),…

Christian Leadership in Education

The Master of Arts (Christian Leadership in Education) is an innovative postgraduate course, leading to a professional qualification. This course was established by the Department of Theology and Religious Studies of Mary Immaculate College and the degree is awarded by the University of Limerick. It is offered on two campuses: at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick,…

Chemical & Environmental Science - Structured PhD - Research

The structured PhD programme is the advancement of knowledge through a high-quality experience of original research which is integrated with professional development. It develops students research knowledge and transferable skills through a formalised and integrated programme of activities. This programme develops advanced research skills for postgraduate research students in Science and Engineering Faculty. Overview -…

Business - Post Primary Teaching

This is a two-year full-time course of study designed to enable business graduates to become second level teachers of business subjects. Successful candidates are recognised to teach business subjects across a range of areas including second level education, further education and community settings. Applicants must possess a NQF level 8 honours primary degree at 2.2…

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