Mary Immaculate College, Limerick (MIC)

Mary Immaculate College, Limerick (MIC)

Go further with a postgraduate degree from MIC
If you would like to be part of an innovative and creative learning environment, with excellent student supports and resources, apply now for one of Mary Immaculate College’s (MIC’s) world-class postgraduate programmes in the Liberal Arts and Education offered at Diploma, Masters and Doctoral (PhD) levels.

Leading student supports
Grounded in decades of scholarship in Education and the Liberal Arts, postgraduate students at MIC experience responsive research supervision and mentoring, funding and career development support schemes, and a first-class “community of practice” in the new purpose-designed graduate research and study facility on the John Henry Newman Campus at MIC.

Financial supports
In order to help meet the real world needs and costs of postgraduate research MIC also offers funding supports of €800,000 per annum through a Departmental Assistantships Scheme and merit-based Research Masters and Doctoral Awards Scheme.

More information on MIC Awards and Assistantships can be found by visiting our website.

Diverse student population
The postgraduate community at MIC continues to grow and diversify with students from Ireland, the UK and EU studying alongside students from Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania, France, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Japan, and China.

Faculty of Education
PhD by Research and Thesis is available in the following areas:

  • Learning, Society & Religious Education
  • Language, Literacy & Mathematics Education
  • Reflective Pedagogy & Early Childhood Studies
  • Arts Education & Physical Education
  • Department Special Education

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 as appropriate.

Taught Postgraduate Programmes in Education
Structured PhD in Education
Structured PhD / M.Ed in Literacy Education
Professional Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology
Professional Master of Education (Primary Teaching)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Management
M.Ed. in Religious Education
M. Oid. san Oideachas Lán-Ghaeilge
M.A. in Education and the Arts
M.A. in Education and Well-being of the Older Person
M.A. in Music Education
MA in STEM Education
Graduate Diploma / M.Ed. in Adult and Further Education
Graduate Diploma / M.Ed. in Information and Communication Technologies in Primary Education
Graduate Diploma / M.Ed. in Special Educational Needs
Graduate Certificate/Diploma/Masters in Professional Studies in Education
Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies

Faculty of Arts
PhD by Research and Thesis is available in the following areas:

  • English Language & Literature
  • French Studies
  • Gaeilge
  • German Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics & Computer Studies
  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Theology & Religious Studies

Taught Postgraduate Programmes in Arts
Structured PhD in Contemporary Irish Studies
Structured PhD in Applied Linguistics
MA in Applied Linguistics (online/on-campus/blended)
MA in German Language and Culture in Europe
MA in Christian Leadership in Education
MA sa Ghaeilge
MA in History
MA in Local History (with UL)
MA in Media Studies
MA in Modern English Literature
Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership in Education

PhD student supports "second-to-none at MIC"

Postgraduate Research Skills at MIC

For further details contact
Mary Immaculate College
South Circular Road
Republic of Ireland
Tel: +353-61-204929/ +353-61-204348

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