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Maynooth University Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting

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Qualification : MASTER OF LITERATURE DEGREE

Award Type and NFQ level : RESEARCH MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHH04 (FT), MHH05 (PT)

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 30 June 2018

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The MLitt Programme extends over a minimum of two years. In the first year (commencing September) students must register full-time and follow the programme of the MA in Economics or the MA in Finance. Once the MA Programme is successfully completed at honours level, the student develops a course of study which combines taught courses, reading courses and research under the guidance of his/her supervisory committee. At the end of the second year the student must present his/her thesis. Should the quality of the thesis meet the PhD standard, a grade of at least 60% in the programme, the student will be invited to continue in the PhD programme. 

Closing date
Rolling enrolment

Commences
September (or other agreed time)

 

 

Entry to the programme normally requires students to have obtained at least a 2.I in Economics or Finance in their primary degree. However, the Department will also consider applications from students that have obtained at least a 2.I in a postgraduate Higher Diploma programme specializing in Economics or Finance.

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

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

In the first year (commencing September) students must register full-time and follow the programme of the MA in Economics or the MA in Finance. Once the
MA programme is successfully completed at honours level, the student develops a course of study which combines taught courses, potentially drawn from those listed below, reading courses and research under the guidance of his/her supervisory committee. At the end of the second year the student must present his/her thesis. 

Course Duration: 2 years Full-time, 3 years Part-time

Financial & consulting institutions such as commercial banks, stockbrokers.

State institutions such as the Central Bank, Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority.

Research institutions such as ESRI

Online application only www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity

PAC Code
MHH04 MLitt by Research Full-time
MHH05 MLitt by Research Part-time

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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