Media Studies, M.Litt. | Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
24 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

Upon completion of this Media Studies programme from Maynooth University, students will have achieved competence in relevant areas of research, and demonstrated specialist knowledge and skills in their own area of research as well as in knowledge transfer and effective academic communication. 

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Overview

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. 

This Media Studies programme from Maynooth University  will equip them with the professional skills necessary to pursue academic and research careers.

An applicant wishing to undertake a research degree should submit a research proposal in writing, and consult with the Centre on the general suitability of the research topic and on the availability of an appropriate supervisor before submitting an application.

Career

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Certificate in Postgraduate Teaching & Learning: Tutors & Demonstrators
  •     Media Research Methods  
  • Irish Media History  
  • Creative Interactive Computing   
  • Writing For Screen Media

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Other requirements

General 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 from the Humanities or Social Sciences. 
  • An MA in Media Studies or another cognate discipline from the Humanities or Social Sciences is preferred. Applicants without an MA will be required to register initially as MLitt students, transferring to the PhD register on approval after a period of study. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 24 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.

Funding

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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