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Be More at MIC!

Mary Immaculate College (MIC) is a long-established provider of postgraduate programmes in Education and Liberal Arts at Diploma, Masters and Doctoral (PhD) level. Grounded in decades of research and scholarship, MIC offers postgraduate students experienced, responsive and tailored research supervision and mentoring.

Join us for our live Postgraduate Virtual Events in February and March 2021 to find out more about postgraduate study at MIC. The links to the live talks and more information can be found below.

MIC Doctoral Students walking in front of College building

Why do a Postgraduate Programme

The following are just some of the reasons that students decide to continue their educational journey at MIC:

  • To make myself more employable?
  • To engage with a subject I am really interested in?
  • To change my career in a different direction?
  • To develop my professional network?
  • To increase my salary potential?

Register for our virtual events below to learn more.

Supports

Practical supports include funding through several scholarships and academic assistantships and career development support schemes. The research & graduate school provides a first-class community of research practice for academic staff and postgraduate students alike within our purpose designed research and study facility at the John Henry Newman Campus in Limerick.

Be More at MIC!
Be More at MIC!
Choose from over 30 taught and research centered postgraduate programmes

Skills Developed

MIC systematically builds for student success and well-being, while also adding a wide range of transferable skills training in areas such as academic writing, project management, research integrity and ethical conduct, distributed leadership, and presentation and conference skills. Student progress is supported through routine panel-based periodic review and progression markers. The following are just some of the skills that you will develop:

  • Self-awareness and the ability to identify your own training needs
  • Research skills and techniques
  • Research management (organisational skills, time and project management)
  • Personal effectiveness (flexibility, open-mindedness, self-discipline)
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Networking and team working skills
  • Career management

Teaching

Postgraduate students at MIC enjoy the traditional centuries-old doctoral seminar and colloquium learning format alongside innovative on-line and blended learning delivery systems, master classes and summer schools. All of these learning media are supported by research supervisors who maintain their own portfolios of professional training and development in graduate education and research.

MIC systematically builds for student success and well-being, while also adding a wide range of transferable skills training in areas such as academic writing, project management, research integrity and ethical conduct, distributed leadership, and presentation and conference skills. Student progress is also supported through routine panel-based periodic review and progression markers.

MIC Postgraduate students talking in a corridor
Postgraduate Study at MIC
A vibrant postgraduate community of approximately 560 students are enrolled here

Postgraduate Virtual Talks Series

This year, in light of the COVID-19 restrictions, MIC made a special effort to reach out to prospective students online. As part of our efforts we held a Postgraduate Virtual Talks Series in February and March 2021, which focused on MIC's Postgraduate Programmes.

The recordings of the four talks can be seen below, featuring key staff members who discussed the wide-ranging degrees available in the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Education to those undertaking postgraduate research at MIC.

For further information please visit our Postgraduate page.

Dr Rebecca Breen speaking on the live event
Introduction to Postgraduate Study at MIC
Dr Margaret Nohilly speaking at the live talk
Insight into the Professional Masters in Education
Dr TJ Ó Ceallaigh speaking at the live talk
Postgraduate Degrees in Arts & Education Faculties
Dr Amy Healy speaking at the live talk
Fees, Funding, Scholarships and Application info

"The best feature of Postgraduate study here at Mary Immaculate College is the support we get from the Research and Graduate School"

Jade, English doctoral student