Maynooth University - Master's Degree

Maynooth University, located in Maynooth, Ireland, offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of Arts and Humanities; Business, Economics, Finance and Accounting; Computer Science and Electronic Engineering; Education; Languages; Law; Science; and Social Sciences.

  • Average Tuition EUR 12,000

School Description

Maynooth University was established in 1997 as part of the National University of Ireland (NUI), its origins however can be traced back to the Royal College of St Patrick which was founded in 1795. At first, Maynooth was a school for Catholic priests. However in 1871, when the Church of Ireland was disestablished, Maynooth became an independent college. Maynooth underwent several more changes over the years until it became a University in 1997.

Today, Maynooth has over 9,000 students, 800 staff, and is internationally renowned for its research and excellent teaching. Maynooth is proud of the fact that it is among the top 400 universities in the world. It’s campus is located in Ireland’s only university town, which is just 25 kilometres away from Dublin.

Master Programs

  • Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

    Accountancy

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    American Studies

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

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    Anthropology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

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    Biology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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    Business Management

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

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    Classics

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the literary culture of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the Greek and Latin languages and literatures and their development prior to the fall of the Roman Empire.

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    Cultural Studies

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the analysis and critique of culture in its varied forms, including values, ideas, belief systems, and expressive acts, and the relationship between cultural forms, everyday life, and structures of power. Includes instruction in anthropology, communications, history, literary studies, philosophy, political economy, and sociology, as well as recent theories and methodologies such as semiotics, deconstruction, postcolonial studies, gender theory, and ethnography.

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    Design

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

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    Drama

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of dramatic works and their performance. Includes instruction in major works of dramatic literature, dramatic styles and types, and the principles of organizing and producing full live or filmed productions.

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    Economics

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    Education

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

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    Electrical Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

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    Finance

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    The MSc in Finance is a stimulating and challenging programme that provides international quality training in Economics, Finance and Econometrics. Through a combination of theoretical principles and empirical tools, the programme emphasises ‘problem solving’ and equips successful graduates with economic, financial, quantitative and communication skills that are highly sought by employers in the public and private sectors.

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    French

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of France, other Francophone countries inside and outside Europe, and the French colonial experience and the associated French minorities around the world.

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    Gender Studies

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

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    Geography

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

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    Humanitarian Logistics

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

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    Languages

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

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    Philosophy

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

    Psychology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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    Social Sciences

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

    Sociology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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    Spanish

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Spanish language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; Modern Castillan; Latin American and regional Spanish dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

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Rankings

  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 720
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 605
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 444

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 92
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1500
  • Minimum ACT 22

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    Established in 1795

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          • Testimony
            2009-2012, Bachelor of Civil Law

            A place that fosters talent and ambition. Known for its inclusiveness. Must recommend the quality of the Law and English programmes on offer.

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            2012-2016, BBA Entrepreneurship

            NUI Maynooth is home to a fantastic business school which has some of the countries top lecturers especially in Innovation and Design. There is a great support system for students where we can flourish and learn as much as possible to help us on our way to a success career. There are a huge amount of activities outside of the educational sectors of the college and the people attending the college are so friendly and welcoming to all. All in all, I am not looking forward to the sad day in 2016 where I have to pack up and leave and embark on the next chapter of life.

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            2003-2004, MA Degree Geographical Analysis

            An intoxification of academic pursuit and understanding. Exploring the world of theoretical paradigms underpinning societal processes within a cultural milieu disciplined by pioneering academics.