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Media Studies

Maynooth University

48 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

Students are provided with a flexible and tailored structured research Media Studies programme at Maynooth University within the Centre for Media Studies, including the development of transferable research skills, specialist knowledge and professional practices. 

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Overview

Upon completion of this Media Studies programme at 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. This programme will equip them with the professional skills necessary to pursue academic and research careers.

Career

A PhD 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 and research development or within the varied media industries themselves.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation and Research Commercialisation
  • Research Funding Application
  • Media Research Methods
  • Irish Media History
  • Creative Interactive Computing
  • Writing for Screen Media
  • Professional Certificate in Postgraduate Teaching & Learning: Tutors & Demonstrators
  • Professional Skills - Thesis Completion and Career Development
  • Academic Writing Module
  • Media Archives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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 strongly 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 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 48 months.

Part time EU: 4330 EUR

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

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