Media Studies - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Media Studies - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHS02 MHS03 MHS04 MHS05
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
An MLitt in Media Studies can be commenced in September or January of each academic year.
PAC Application Information

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Rolling. Applications are welcomed throughout the year, for registration in September and January of each academic year.

Applying for a PhD or Research Masters Programme

When applying for a PhD or Research Masters programme, appli...

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Duration MHS02 PhD 4 years Full-time
MHS03 PhD 5 years Part-time
MHS04 MLitt 2 years Full-time
MHS05 MLitt 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

Media Studies is an extremely interdisciplinary subject, and we welcome applications from candidates from a variety of other disciplinary backgrounds. Applicants should hold a BA (2:1 or higher) in Media Studies or another cognate discipline f...

Course Content

Expand+Students are provided with a flexible and tailored structured research programme within the Centre for Media Studies, including the development of transferable research skills, specialist knowledge and professional practices. Upon completion of this ...

Research Areas

Expand+The research interests of the Centre concentrate on the cultural history of popular culture and the sociological and textual analysis of broadcasting and new media. The Centre is currently engaged in funded research projects examining migrant media n...

Careers or Further Progression A research degree in the Centre for Media Studies provides the opportunity for an academic career teaching and researching in Media Studies, Digital Media and associated disciplines. It also provides an excellent platform (depending on precise specialisation) for a career in policy development or within the varied media industries themselves.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Gwen Bouvier
Tel +353 (0)1 474 7224
Address Dept of Media Studies, Iontas Building, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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