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Media Studies

Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

12 months
10805 EUR/year
5415 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master's in Media Studies from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick is an innovative programme that offers students the opportunity to study a wide range of contemporary media topics at an advanced level. 


All courses are taught by experienced researchers with practical knowledge of the industry and the small group sessions facilitate collaborative learning, both theoretical and practical. The Media Studies from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick enables graduate students to develop a deeper understanding of the field and provide the foundations for their own original research and career development.

Key Features

The MA programme is interdisciplinary, drawing on theories and applications from a range of academic fields, including sociology, history, cultural studies, literary theory and linguistics. It seeks to analyse the historical, social and cultural contexts in which the media have been produced; how meaning is generated through the interplay of image, word and sound in media texts; and how the media impact upon their audiences as well as being invested with significance by those audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Issues in Media Theory
  • Mass Media Research Methods
  • Radio: Invisible Medium
  • Television Drama: Industry, Form & Audience
  • Ireland and Film
  • News and News Media
  • Researching Irish Media Audiences
  • Sociolinguistics of Irish Media
  • Women and Ageing in Popular Culture
  • Scriptwriting for TV Drama and Film

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.2. in relevant degree or media industry experience.
Some flexibility with regards to the scheduling of classes may be possible to facilitate students who are working full-time, so please let us know your needs when you apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10805 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10805 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5415 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5415 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time:

  • EU/EEA: 3,825 EUR
  • NON EU/EEA: 7,625 EUR

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 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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