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Qualification : MASTER OF LITERATURE DEGREE

Award Type and NFQ level : RESEARCH MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHA04 (FT)

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 30 June 2018

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The overall aim of the Structured MLitt Programme is to facilitate the students in making an original contribution to the knowledge base in the field of adult and community education through research. This programme is designed to facilitate students to complete within a reasonable time. The Structured MLitt takes two years full-time or three years part-time to complete. The Department is particularly interested in working on research projects concerning radical perspectives on adult learning theory, theoretical and practical studies of community development, women’s education, adult basic education, human development programmes, adult guidance and counselling, interventions with marginalised adults and their communities as well as topics in higher education.

Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time

Commences
October 2016

 
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MLitt entry requirements:
Primary degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
Proposal of approximately 5,000 words which needs to be sent to the academic co-ordinator and then approved.
 

Minimum English language requirements:
• IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
• TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
• TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
• PTE (Pearson): 62

National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850

The Department is particularly interested in working on research projects concerning radical perspectives on adult learning theory, theoretical and practical studies of community education, women’s education, adult basic education, human development programmes, adult guidance and counselling, interventions with marginalised adults and their communities as well as topics in higher education.

See staff research interests at https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/adult-and-community-education/our-research

The Structured MLitt programme meet the needs of professionals in the field of Adult and Community Education. The compulsory modules are designed to facilitate students’ progress throughout the programme.

Course Duration: 2 years full time

Online application only www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity

PAC Code
MHA04

Applicants for an M.Litt. must submit a research proposal of circa 5,000 words to the Academic Co-ordinator Brid Connolly in the first instance. Once the Academic Co-ordinator and MLitt Team have approved your proposal then apply through PAC www.pac.ie using PAC Code: MHA04 M.Litt  

Closing date for Application: 26 April 2015

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.

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