Science and Technology

Science and Technology

A large factor in the continued growth of the Irish economy has been the major developments in the flourishing science and technology-based industries. Ireland is a key global location for these industries. The ICT industry employs over 37,000 people and generates €35 billion in exports annually. Meanwhile, Ireland is the largest MedTech employer in Europe; […]

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Construction and Engineering

Construction and Engineering

The construction and engineering industries have been among the most significant contributors to the growth in the Irish economy in recent years through employment, export and output. These sectors have undergone a massive transformation and have played a huge part in transforming Ireland into an advanced nation at the cutting-edge of technological, engineering and manufacturing […]

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Your Part-Time Postgraduate Study Options Explained

Your Part-Time Postgraduate Study Options Explained

Almost 50 per cent of all postgraduate students at Irish universities are studying part-time. This includes mature students, who decide to return to education at different stages of their careers, as well as students who have just graduated from their primary degree, and don’t want to commit to a further year studying full-time. Part-time postgraduate […]

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Introducing Postgraduate Qualifications

Introducing Postgraduate Qualifications

There is a wide variety of postgraduate qualifications available from Irish universities and other third-level institutions, each with potential pros and cons for different students. This section contains information on general entry requirements, typical course durations, and the modes of delivery and assessment for different kinds of qualification. Prospective students should bear in mind that […]

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Thinking of Postgraduate Study in the Creative Arts?

Thinking of Postgraduate Study in the Creative Arts?

Artists and musicians have long been among the most popular and respected members of Irish society. Ordinary people rely on artists and musicians to brighten up their lives. Art and music transcend boundaries on all levels – geographical, cultural, social, economic and political – and the artistic expression and musical creativity of a nation can […]

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Journalism Courses

Journalism Courses

Journalism is no longer the exclusive remit of print media, radio and TV; it has become a far more multidimensional discipline, incorporating a host of new elements – a fact that is clearly reflected by the widespread inclusion of a digital and social media dimension to most journalism courses. The Internet has had a major […]

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Postgraduate Courses in Advertising

Postgraduate Courses in Advertising

Do you see yourself as a modern day Don Draper? While the casual sexism and day drinking aren’t part and parcel of the job nowadays, this field remains an interesting and lucrative career choice. In fact, modern commercialism is fuelled by advertising, along with the psychological techniques which have been implemented in this area since […]

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Engineering Courses

Engineering Courses

Engineering is an area with multiple strands, each of which is united to the others by a shared commitment to innovation. After all, the discipline, by its very nature, must constantly evolve as its main purpose is to overcome the challenges posed across a range of areas – from computing and software to food and […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Tempted to study abroad? When considering where to study at postgraduate level, there are a lot of factors to consider. Which is the best programme for you with regards cost, suitable accommodation, university supports, or programme content? Does the course you’re looking at provide teaching experience? Do they have a strong department, research background or […]

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Drawing a picture of Animation Postgraduate Courses

Drawing a picture of Animation Postgraduate Courses

Most children across society today are raised on cartoons, which probably explains how animation remains such a fundamental and beloved art form. Through this format, you can translate stories, and express ideas in a way that truly connects with a viewer. Films, games, shows, shorts and webisodes can be funny, happy, satirical, political, abstract or […]

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Media Studies Postgraduate Course

Media Studies Postgraduate Course

Moore’s Law and the technological shifts brought in under its mantle has obliterated our traditional interpretation of what ‘media’ actually means. A few generations ago, the only media available to consume was via print. Then came photography, followed by radio, film, TV and most recently the computer. It’s hard to fathom, especially for the average […]

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Top Tips for Delivering an Excellent Presentation

Top Tips for Delivering an Excellent Presentation

Whether it’s during your postgraduate study or in your first job, the chances are that you will have to give a presentation at a relatively early stage, so let’s take a look at what you should focus on to make it a great one. Beat those nerves The main concerns for anyone doing a presentation […]

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Oh la la: Top Five Reasons for doing your Postgraduate Study In France

Oh la la: Top Five Reasons for doing your Postgraduate Study In France

Are you a Francophile? Big fan of cheese? Or perhaps the top expert in your field is based in Brittany? Here at Postgrad.ie, we’ve come up with the top 5 reasons to take the plunge and do your Postgraduate Study In France. The attractions of studying in France are considerable; there are many programmes taught […]

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Postgraduate Course in Media Production

Postgraduate Course in Media Production

Media Production is a blanket term for an industry which has shifted greatly over the past number of years; the digital revolution changed all things related to media. Every iPhone user is a potential journalist, anyone with an internet connection can be a broadcaster. The changing online landscape has, in some ways, democratised the form, […]

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Public Sector Overview

Public Sector Overview

The public sector, made up of government agencies and state departments, is the state’s largest employer. It is, essentially, a network of bodies that enable the functioning and development of the country, everything from healthcare to transport, justice to heritage, and tourism to foreign affairs, to name just a few elements. A career within the […]

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Hospitality Sector overview

Hospitality Sector overview

A massive €5 billion industry, the Irish hospitality industry is the fulcrum of a massive tourist industry, amongst the most successful anywhere in the world. There are currently 18,377 (2018 data) companies working in the hospitality-related accommodation and food services sector in Ireland, with a workforce of approximately 177,000. This compares to 148,000 at the […]

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Postgraduate Courses in Women’s Studies

Postgraduate Courses in Women’s Studies

If you’re thinking about a postgraduate course in Women’s Studies, now is certainly the time. In the wake of the #MeToo movement and #TimesUp, gender issues and equality are on the forefront of a lot of conversations. And heated ones at that. The political climate worldwide is shifting, ebbing and flowing to the left and […]

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Sector overview: Business and Finance

Sector overview: Business and Finance

Covering everything from traditional banking to e-commerce, tax, audit, consultancy and with inputs into literally every industry, the areas of business and finance remain one of the largest job opportunity sectors and one of Ireland’s biggest areas of employment. Business and Finance Over the last four to five years there have been very significant levels […]

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Are you thinking of taking a postgraduate course in Addiction Studies?

Are you thinking of taking a postgraduate course in Addiction Studies?

The way in which we, as a society, collectively think about addiction has come a long way in the past few decades. Thanks to research and developments within the fields of medicine, social science, and psychology, addition is now recognised as a complex set of behavioural issues – and not simply restricted to alcohol or […]

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Postgraduate Courses in Creative Writing

Postgraduate Courses in Creative Writing

They say everyone has a book in them; have you been threatening to write yours for years? A postgraduate course in Creative Writing is an excellent opportunity to take that plunge and invest time in yourself. Dedicate a year (or two, or three – depending on the level of training) to hone those writing skills […]

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