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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 has made a special effort to reach out to prospective students online. As part of our efforts we will be running a Postgraduate Virtual Talks Series, which will be focusing on MIC's Postgraduate Programmes. The series will run across February and March 2021. In order to help you continue your educational journey our lecturers will be available online to answer your queries about postgraduate programmes at MIC.

The timetable for the talks can be seen below and will bring you to the associated live talk once clicked. A recording of each event will be available to watch back from the following day by clicking the designated link. This is a free event but in order to register please click here.

Date                         Programme Presentation via MS Teams Live Times
                                      Postgraduate Virtual Talks Series             
10 Feb         

Introduction to Postgraduate Study at MIC including how postgraduate
study can contribute to your employability 
   

5pm-6pm         
17 Feb Insights on the Professional Masters in Education (PME) - Primary Teaching      5pm-6pm
24 Feb Focus on Faculty of Arts & Faculty of Education degrees ranging
from graduate certificate to PhD programmes 
5pm-6pm
3 Mar Focus on fees, application procedures, scholarships and other funding sources  5pm-6pm

 

"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