24 months
14000 EUR/year
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The Education programme from Maynooth University is a research degree that supports students in engaging in an innovative research project centred on their own research interests. 

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Students work closely with their supervisors to undertake this research. This research work is supported by a customised series of 10 credits of taught modules with students’ supervisors.


Postgraduate students in the Education programme from Maynooth University 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Positive Education: Building Evidence-based Well-being
  • Interventions for Schools
  • Independent Study in Educational Research
  • Making Sense of Educational Research
  • Conference Organisation
  • Work-based Placement
  • Research Placement
  • Engaging With the Community: research, Practice and Reflection.
  • Outreach & Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible students should generally have reached a high honours standard in their primary agree, or presented such other evidence as will satisfy the Head of Department and Faculty of his/her suitability. They must also submit a research proposal that is accepted by the Department.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 24 months.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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