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Mary Immaculate College   South Circular Road, Limerick City

Tel: + 353 61 204929 / + 353 61 204348
Fax: 061 204903

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  Mary Immaculate College

Prosper as a Postgraduate at MIC

Contact us now to find out how you can be part of Mary Immaculate College’s (MIC) vibrant and intellectually rigorous postgraduate community of over 100 PhD scholars and 250 Masters students.

Apply now for one of the diverse suite of programmes from graduate diploma to PhD level in the areas of the Liberal Arts and Education.  Full-time, part-time and distance learning taught and research programmes available.

Prosper with the support of the Research and Graduate School that provides postgraduate students with:

  • Innovative and creative learning environments
  • Supportive supervisory contexts
  • Graduate skills training
  • And a range of financial supports

Click here for programme details and application procedures


Postgraduate Degree Programmes:

Research Programmes:

MA & PhD by Research in:

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Education
  • English Language & Literature
  • French
  • Gaeilge
  • German Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Irish Studies
  • International Development
  • Mathematics
  • Media & Communication Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Theology & Religious Studies

Arts Taught Programmes:

  • MA in German Language and Culture in Europe
  • MA in European Thought and Culture
  • MA in Local History (with UL)
  • MA in Heritage Publication
  • MA in Theological Studies
  • MA in Christian Leadership in Education
  • MA sa Ghaeilge
  • MA in Media Studies
  • MA in Philosophy and Literature
  • MA in Language and Literature
  • MA in Heritage Publication
  • MA in History
  • MA in Medieval Studies
  • MA in Humanities
  • MA in Applied Linguistics
  • Structured PhD/Masters in International Development Education and Practice
  • Structured PhD Programme in Philosophy of Art and Culture
  • Structured PhD in Applied Liguistics

Education Taught Programmes:

  • Degree of Masters of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies
  • Graduate Diploma / M.Ed. in Special Education Needs
  • Graduate Certificate/Diploma/Masters in Professional Studies in Education
  • Graduate Diploma / M.Ed. in Adult and Further Education
  • Graduate Dipolma / M.Ed. in Information and Communication Technologies in Primary Education
  • Graduate Diploma / M.Ed. in Teaching of Science & Technology (Primary Teaching) 
  • Graduate Diploma / M.Ed. in Education Leadership and Management
  • MA in Music Education
  • MA in Educational Psychology / Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology
  • MA in Education and the Arts
  • MA in Education and Well-being of the Older Person
  • M.Oid san Oideachas Lan-Ghaeilge
  • Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching)
  • Structured PhD in Education
  Awards and Facilities

MIC offers numerous forms of financial support to postgraduate researchers including a Doctoral Award (PhD in Arts or Education), an MIC Doctoral Studentship, an MIC Postgraduate Award, numerous departmental Assistantships, Presidents Scholarships and Special Awards. Students pursuing research postgraduate degrees in Arts or Education are eligible to apply for MIC awards. These are available on a competitive basis and at the discretion of the College. Typically, awards provide a subsistence bursary for the normal registration period of benefiting students, and in some cases also off-set tuition fees. More information on MIC Awards and Assistantships can be found here.

MIC is also committed to offering a fees structure which is affordable and competitive yet reflective of the excellence of our teaching and research programmes. A limited number of support schemes are available for postgraduate researchers on an annual basis. These schemes are offered on a competitive basis and are designed to offer limited financial assistance to a number postgraduate students. These awards are reviewed on an annual basis.

Forms of financial support available on a competitive basis to postgraduate researchers include a Doctoral Award (PhD in Arts or Education), an MIC Doctoral Studentship, an MIC Postgraduate Award, numerous departmental Assistantships, Presidents Scholarships and Special Awards.

To view the postgraduate fee structure at MIC please click here.

For more information on Fees & Charges Schedule for Postgraduate Students at MIC please click here.

For more information on financial support schemes to postgraduate researchers at MIC please click here.



Applications for postgraduate degree programmes are accepted on an on-going basis. Further details on all programmes are available online

For details on entry requirements, fees and application forms please contact the Admissions Office on:
T: (353) 061 204929 / 204348
F: (353) 061 204903

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