Education - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH02G MH03G MH04G MH05G
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MLitt & PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September annually (or other agreed time)
PAC Application Information Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time
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Duration MH02G PhD 4 years Full-time
MH03G PhD 6 years Part-time
MH04G MLitt by Research 2 years Full-time
MH05G MLitt by Research 3 years Part-time
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements

To be eligible a candidate must have reached a high honours standard at the Examination for the Primary Degree (normally an overall 2.1 honours award at bachelors or masters level), or presented such other evidence as will satisfy the Head of ...

Course Content

Expand+The MLitt in Education is a research degree, aiming to support students in engaging in an educational project of the highest academic standard, aligned with their own research interests. Students work with a lead supervisor and the support of the dep...

Research Areas

Expand+Students are free to take up research in any area of educational research that interests them. However, a member of staff with relevant expertise must be available to supervise the project. Students may find it helpful to reflect on a research questi...

Careers or Further Progression Postgraduate students in education come from a range of backgrounds and have a wide range of interests. Some students wish to develop their professional practice and take on leadership roles, others wish to take on other professional responsibilities or engage in policy formation in the national or international context. Holding a PhD qualifies one to teach at university level and to carry out advanced research.
Further Enquiries Programme Director: Prof Aislinn O'Donnell
Administrator: Marie Hanley & Georgia Sherlock
Tel: +353 (0)1 708 3656
Fax: +353 (0)1 708 4610
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