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MA / PhD in Education by Research

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  • Programme Overview

    Since the establishment of a link between University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, the Education Faculty of MIC has been in a position to offer a range of postgraduate research options. To date these programmes have attracted exceptional interest, and the number of registered postgraduate research students continues to grow from year to year.

    Start your Research Journey

    Prospective postgraduates are encouraged to explore the research interests of the relevant department and to discuss their own ideas for research proposals with the respective Departments Heads or other faculty at MIC as appropriate.

    Academic departments in the Faculty of Education are as follows: 

    • Learning, Society and Religious Education
    • Language and Literacy Education
    • Arts Education and Physical Education
    • Reflective Pedagogy & Childhood Studies
    • Educational Psychology, Inclusive and Special Education
    • STEM Education

    Read How to Apply for a Research Postgraduate programme at MIC here.

    There are also a number of Structured PhD programmes available at MIC. See list here

    Postgraduate Research in Education at MIC
    Postgraduate Research in Education at MIC
    Take the first step towards a Master's or Doctorate in an Education discipline with the MIC RGS

    Contact

    Research and Graduate School Office

    T: +353 61 204318

    E: RGSO@mic.ul.ie

    Faculty of Education Departments

    Learning, Society and Religious Education

    Acting Head of Department: Dr Maurice Harmon

    T: +353 61 774720

    E: Maurice.Harmon@mic.ul.ie

     

    Language and Literacy Education

    Head of Department: Sean De Brun

    T: +353 61 204329

    E: Sean.DeBrun@mic.ul.ie

     

    Arts Education and Physical Education

    Acting Head of Department: Dr Ailbhe Kenny

    T: +353 61 774721

    E: Ailbhe.Kenny@mic.ul.ie

     

    Reflective Pedagogy & Childhood Studies

    Acting Head of Department: Dr Lisha O'Sullivan

    T: +353 61 204385

    E: Lisha.OSullivan@mic.ul.ie

     

    Educational Psychology, Inclusive and Special Education

    Head of Department: Dr Patricia Daly

    T: +353 61 204309

    E: Patricia.Daly@mic.ul.ie

     

    STEM Education

    Head of Department: Dr Aisling Leavy

    T: +353 61 204978

    E: Aisling.Leavy@mic.ul.ie

    How to Apply

    Deadline for Applications: Variable

    Fees: Click here

    After you have read How to Apply for a Research Postgraduate programme at MIC here, download the application form here.

    *Application Fee form currently unavailable. Applicants can still apply and pay fee (EU: €33; non-EU: €55) when contacted by relevant office.

    Contact
    Research and Graduate School Office
    +353 61 204318

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