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MA / PhD in Education by Research

The MA is level 9 and the PhD is level 10 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) awarded by University of Limerick.
Maximum Places Offered: Not Applicable
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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

Before you apply:

There are also a number of Structured PhD programmes available at MIC

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

Head of Department: Dr Maurice Harmon

T: +353 61 774720

E: Maurice.Harmon@mic.ul.ie

 

Language and Literacy Education

Head of Department: Seán De Brun

T: +353 61 204329

E: Sean.DeBrun@mic.ul.ie

 

Arts Education and Physical Education

Head of Department: Dr Deirdre Ní Chróinín

T: +353 61 204553

E: Deirdre.NiChroinin@mic.ul.ie

 

Reflective Pedagogy & Childhood Studies

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 Johanna Fitzgerald

T: +353 61 204517

E: Johanna.Fitzgerald@mic.ul.ie

 

STEM Education

Head of Department: Dr Aisling Leavy

T: +353 61 204978

E: Aisling.Leavy@mic.ul.ie

 

School of Education

Head of School: Dr Finn Ó Murchú

E: Finn.OMurchu@mic.ul.ie 

How to Apply

EU Applicants

After you have read How to Apply for a Research Postgraduate programme at MIC,

Non-EU Applicants

For advice on visas and the practicalities of living in Ireland, please contact the International office at international@mic.ul.ie 

EU/Non-EU Status Assessments

The designation of a student as being from the EU or a Non-EU country determines the fees they will pay at Mary Immaculate College (MIC) i.e. there may be cases where a non-EU national acquires EEA citizenship during the course of their third level studies and would qualify for EU fees, for example. 

Click here for more information on EU/Non-EU assessments which will be conducted by MIC International office to determine status.

Contact
Research and Graduate School Office
+353 61 204318

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  • Programme Overview
  • Faculty of Education Departments
  • How to Apply
  • Ask a Question