Education - Adult & Community - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - Adult & Community - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHA02 MHA03 MHA04 MHA05
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
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date - Rolling Closing Date.
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, to...

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Duration PAC CODE

MHA02 4 years Full-time
MHA03 6 years Part-time

MHA04 2 years Full-time
MHA05 3 years Part-
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support

Postgraduate students are sometimes eligible for more than funding. Tax relief and some medical entitlements are also a possibility. You can find information about budgeting, medical entitlements and tax relief by visiting: www.maynoothuni...

Entry Requirements Primary degree (or equivalent) and a Masters degree in a relevant discipline and a research proposal of approximately 5,000 words are required. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact members of staff to discuss their projected area of research.
Comment Adult and Community Education at Maynooth is at the forefront of development in adult educational practices, research, and innovation in Ireland. The Department has influenced policy development on equality of access to education, professionalisation of the sector, lifelong learning, and recognition of prior learning. The Department is recognised as a leader in outreach programmes for third level education.
Course Content

Expand+For MLitt
The overall aim of the Structured MLitt Programme is to facilitate the students in making an original contribution to the knowledge base in the field of adult and community education through research. This programme is designed to facilita...

Research Areas Research Interests We offer a wide variety of research opportunities tailored to the needs of individuals, and work collaboratively with groups from both the public and private sector, including the National Adult Literacy Agency, AONTAS, community , HSE, arts and drama organisations and with university partners.
Further Enquiries Academic Co-ordinator: Dr Bríd Connolly
Tel: +353 (0)1 708 3306
Fax: +353 (0)1 708 4687
Web: /adult-and-community-education
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