Are you interested in studying music with us?

A degree in Music is a valuable asset for access to a wide range of careers, and music graduates are especially sought after in professions demanding a high level of confidence, communication skills, and expressive ability.

The Department of Music at the Maynooth University is a vibrant, stimulating and friendly place in which to study, with all the benefits of being one of the Republic of Ireland's leading research communities. Situated in the University's historic leafy South Campus, the Department of Music has an energetic and enthusiastic staff team, made up of specialists operating at the forefront of a varied range of disciplines.

We offer a lively undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum, with the key areas of performance, composition, musicology and music technology lying at the heart of our activities.

An entrance scholarship is available for one entrant to the BMus (MH103) commencing in September.  Details are under Scholarships (Bachelor of Music MH103 Entrance Scholarship) here.

Applicants to the BMus and BA (Music): please note that we now offer tuition in popular music (keyboard, acoustic or electric guitar, bass, drums, vocals). Please see the Maynooth University Handbook for more details.  

Applicants to Music Technology: please note that Music Technology is now offered as  a subject within MH101 (BA) and can be combined with Music. Please see the Maynooth University Handbook for more details.  

Professional opera singer Paul Brady (BA 1993) explains the Maynooth Effect

Thinking about a postgraduate degree in music?

The Department of Music offers a wide range of taught postgraduate courses that focus on research-led study, drawing on the internationally recognised expertise of our researchers and practitioners.