The Postgraduate Diploma in Critical and Creative Media is an innovative course that combines critical thinking and cutting edge production skills to tackle the challenging environment of contemporary media practices. It provides students with a wide range of media skills across several sectors, including new and emergent media, screen production, media archives, digital humanities and identity technologies.
Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.
Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.
National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850
Full-time students take the compulsory module MD622: Critical and Creative Research in semester 1 and a further 20 credits made up of media and non-media modules. In semester 2, students can take a minimum of 1 media module with a further 20 credits from media or non-media modules.
In year 1, semester 1 of the part-time programme, students take the compulsory module MD622: Critical and Creative Research. Students will also take a minimum of 10 credits from media or non-media modules in semester 2 with a further 10 credits of media or non-media modules from either semester 1 or 2. This will result in 30 credits taken in year 1. In year two students must take at least 10 credits in both semesters 1 and 2 with at least one being a media module. Students can take the remaining 10 credits from semesters 1 or 2.
Online application only www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity
The following documents 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.