Irish Traditional Music, M.A. | Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
12 months
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Irish Traditional Music programme from Maynooth University is designed for students who are interested in traditional music, arts, and culture, including the broader areas of literature, language, and history, and who want to develop their interests in performance, creativity, or research.

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Key Features

The Irish Traditional Music programme from Maynooth University is anchored by a final capstone project (choosing from options in performance, recording, and thesis) and provides specialist training in the areas of student choice.

Programme Structure

By the end of the programme, students should be able to:

  • Engage actively in the performance, composition and or/recording of Irish traditional music;
  • Demonstrate a range of standard and specialised research tools or their equivalent;
  • Discuss a range of cultural topics related to Irish traditional music in national and international contexts;
  • Produce original work in the form of high-quality written texts, artistic performances, or artistic works;
  • Assess the impact of academic and/or artistic works in a given area of specialisation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

2:1 Honours level 8 or equivalent, usually in a Music-related field

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part-time EU: 4,330

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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