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College Profile
 
 
University of Limerick   Castletroy, Limerick

Tel: +353 61 234377
Fax: +353 61 233287

 
 
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  About Us

The University of Limerick is a young, vibrant and enterprising university committed to excellence and relevance in its research and teaching.  Situated on a unique, modern campus that spans both sides of the River Shannon, UL offers outstanding educational, cultural, sporting and residential facilities.  The university has up to 11,500+ students including 2,500 postgraduate students. Approximately 60% of postgraduate students are registered on taught programmes while the remaining 40% are completing research programmes. The Graduate School at UL co-ordinates the development and delivery of research and taught postgraduate programmes and provides a range of support services for postgraduate students.

  Taught Postgraduate Programmes

Over 110 taught postgraduate programmes are offered across four Faculties:
 

  • Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Education & Health Sciences
  • Science & Engineering  
     

Taught programmes range from graduate diplomas to professional doctorates.  Many are offered on a part-time basis allowing students a greater degree of flexibility in completing their chosen programme. 


UL welcomes applications from Irish and international students. A listing of all taught programmes, closing dates for application and information on the application process may be found at: www.graduateschool.ul.ie.

  Graduate Research

Key research areas at the University of Limerick include:
 

  • Materials & Surface Science: Composite materials; nano materials; solid-state pharmaceutical materials; catalysis and clean technologies and bio-mimetic materials.

  • Information & Communication Technologies: Software engineering; telecommunications and networks; and energy efficiency and thermal energy systems.

  • Bioengineering & Biosciences: Micro-fluidics, biomedical engineering.

  • Culture, Diversity and Social Change: Social identities; class ethnicity and gender inequalities; historical processes; applied languages; comparative literatures; law-in-action; and public policy and democratic performance.

  • Energy: Biomass and biofuels; materials for energy; energy storage, and generation; and evaluation and support of energy systems.

  • Applied Mathematical Sciences: Mathematical modelling of fundamental problems in science, engineering and industry; and financial mathematics.

In addition to 36 research centres based across the faculties, UL has four world-class centres of excellence. These multidisciplinary research institutes offer an extensive range of graduate research opportunities.
MSSI – Materials & Surface Science Institute www.ul.ie/mssi
Lero – The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre www.lero.ie
ISKS – Institute for the Study of Knowledge in Society www.ul.ie/isks
Stokes Research Institute www.stokes.ie


Excellent facilities and support services are available to research students – including dedicated research space, specialised laboratories, a postgraduate careers service and a wide range of transferable skills workshops.


Applications for research degrees are accepted on an ongoing basis.
 
Funding and Scholarships


Details on funding opportunities for postgraduate research students are available from www.graduateschool.ul.ie. The website includes information on general postgraduate scholarships offered by Faculties and funded positions on specific projects.

Details on funding opportunities for postgraduate research students are available from .  The website includes information on general postgraduate scholarships offered by Faculties and funded positions on specific projects.


Structured PhDs

 

The University of Limerick offers a number of themed structured PhD programmes. These programmes develop the skills gaps of the individual as well as enhancing the generic and transferable skills required after graduation. The programmes consist of two stages: Stage 1 incorporates a number of taught modules run in conjunction with the initial research of the individual. Stage 2 develops the research to completion. Programmes are available in:

 

  • Applied Language Studies
  • Social Science
  • Education
  • Software Engineering
  • New Media and Film
  • Criminal Justice
  • Arts Practice Research
  • Biomedical Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (BERM)

  • INSPIRE: Irish National PhD Education in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Inspire)

  • Earth and Natural Sciences (ENS)
  Courses

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Grad Diploma/MA in Journalism (ft)
Graduate Diploma/MA in Partnership Studies (ft/pt)
Graduate Diploma/MA in Public Administration (ft/pt)
LLM in European and Comparative Law (ft/pt)
LLM in (International Commercial Law)
LLM in (International Commercial Law) (pt)
LLM in Human Rights in Criminal Justice (ft)
LLM in Human Rights in Criminal Justice (pt)
MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice
MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice (pt)
Master of Laws (General)
Master of Laws (General) (pt)
MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies (ft)
MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies (pt)
MA in Development (ft)
MA in Development (pt)
MA in English 
MA in English Language Teaching (ft)
MA in European Integration (ft)
MA in French (ft)
MA in Gender Culture & Society (ft)
MA in Gender Culture & Society (pt)
MA in Language, Culture & Globalisation
MA in History (ft)
MA in History of Art and Architecture (ft)
MA in the History of Family (ft)
MA in the History of Family (pt)
MA in Local History (pt)
MA in International Studies (ft)
MA in Peace and Development Studies ((ft)
MA in Politics (ft)
*MA in Technical Communication & E-Learning (ft)
*MA in Technical Communication & E-Learning (pt)
MA in Sociology (Applied Research) (ft)
MA in Sociology (Applied Research) (pt)


Science & Engineering

Graduate Diploma in Advanced Materials (ft)
*Graduate Diploma/MTech in Computer Aided Engineering Product Design (ft)
*Graduate Diploma.MTech in Computer Aided Enterprise Performance Modelling (ft)
Graduate Diploma/MTech in Safety and Ergonomics (ft)
Graduate Diploma/MTech in Safety and Ergonomics (pt)
*Graduate Diploma in Computing (ft)
*Graduate Diploma in Computer Engineering (ft)
Graduate Diploma/Masters in Quality Management (ft)
Graduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (ft)
*MSc/MA in Interactive Media (ft)
MSc in Global Computing and Localisation (ft)
*MSc/MA in Music Technology (ft)
MEng in Aeronautical Engineering (ft)
*MEng in Computer and Communications Systems (ft)
Meng in Computer and Communications Systems (pt)
Meng in Mechanical Engineering (ft)
*MSc in Software Engineering (ft)
*MSc in Software Engineering (pt)
*MEng in VLSI Systems (ft) (part-time not running)
MSc in Applied Physics (ft)
MSc in Biomedical Engineering (ft)
MSc in Biomedical Engineering (pt)
Meng in Information & Network Security
MSc in Health Informatics
MSc in Mathematical Modelling



Irish World Academy of Music & Dance



MA in Ritual Chant & Song (ft)
MA in Classical String Performance (ft)
MA in Community Music (ft)
MA in Dance Performance (ft)
MA in Ethnochoreology (ft)
MA in Ethnomusicology (ft)
MA in Irish Traditional Music Performance (ft)
MA in Music Therapy (ft)

 

Business



MBA (Executive & Corporate Programme) (p/t)
MBA (Aviation Management) (pt)
MBS in Human Resource Management (ft)
MBS in Human Resource Management (pt)
MA in Business Management (upgrade)
MA (Business Management) (ft)
MA in International Tourism (ft)
MA in International Tourism (pt)
MSc in Financial Services (f/t)
MSc in Computational Finance (f/t)
MSc in International Management & Global Business ft
MSc in Marketing, Consumption & Society (ft)
MSc in Work and Organisation Behaviour (ft)
MSc in Work and Organisation Behaviour (pt)
MSc in Work and Organisation Psychology (ft)
MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology (P/t)
MBS in International Entrepreneurship Management (ft)
MBS in International Entrepreneurship Management (pt)



Kemmy Business School

 

Aviation Management, MBA
Business Administration (Corporate) (PT), MA
Business Management (FT), MA                                                                  
Computational Finance (fFT), MSc
Financial Services (FT), MSc
Human Resource Management (FT/PT), MSc
International Entrepreneurship Management (FT/PT), MBS
International Management & Global Business, MSc
International Tourism (FT/PT), MA
Marketing, Consumption & Society (FT), MSc
Project Management (Block Release and Distance Learning) (PT), MPM
Work and Organisation Psychology/Behaviour (FT/PT), MSc

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