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Maynooth University Department of Adult and Community Education

Qualification : MASTER OF LITERATURE DEGREE

Award Type and NFQ level : RESEARCH MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHA04 (FT); MHA05

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 01 January 2999

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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

Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time

Commences
October

 

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 / Maynooth University’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

 

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 

The following information should be 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 their birth certificate or valid passport.

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