A Masters degree in Digital Humanities (MA) or Spatial eHumanities (MSc) will give students all the necessary skills and knowledge to take their degree to the next level by:
►Using cutting-edge equipment to digitise, analyse, and 3D print cultural heritage objects.
►Learning programming languages to interpret and analyse historical sources and literature.
►Analysing social media to identify and visualise spatial and temporal patterns.
►Modelling, designing, and creating online text and image editions, archives, and collections.
►Visualising ancient and modern sources in the form of maps, virtual reality, and networks.
MA in Digital Humanities
The Masters in Digital Humanities, the oldest in Ireland, and one of the oldest in the world, combines the theory and practice of humanities research and teaching with transformative digital technologies. It provides students with the opportunity of extending their disciplinary knowledge into new modalities, including data analytics, digitisation and curation, 2D and 3D modelling. The Masters is taught within a praxis-based environment with opportunities to work on cutting-edge Irish & international projects.
►Intro to Digital Humanities: Theory & Practice
►Digital Scholarly Editing
►Modelling Humanities Data
MSc in Spatial eHumanities
The Master of Science in Spatial eHumanities is offered jointly with The National Centre for Geocomputation. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to focus on spatial and temporal concepts, methods, and tools in the development of computational and visual frameworks from which to explore the past and better understand our present. It is the only programme in Europe combining geocomputation, cultural heritage, archaeology, design, and humanities/arts research, providing both a historical background and theoretical grounding to the field.
►Mapping & Modelling Space and Time
►Intro to Geographical Information Science
►Modelling, Analysis & Interpretation of 3D Spaces
►Methods and Techniques in Geocomputation
Highlights of the Courses
Our Masters degrees feature project-based placements for all students (spring term) with a cultural institution, an industry partner, or a university-based Digital Humanities project. These provide students opportunities to use their newly-developed cognitive, digital, and project management skills in real-world environments.
The Digital Humanities Centre in the Iontas Building has world-class teaching, training, and study spaces. These include the MakersLab for 2D and 3D digitisation, 3D printing and computational imaging; the DH Lab with high performance PCs; and the Audio-Visual Suite. Various social spaces and kitchen facilities are also available to all students. Iontas is one of the newest buildings at Maynooth University. Students develop cognitive, social, project management, and digital skills required in the private-sector, the cultural heritage sector, and research projects world-wide. Modules focus on core competencies of modelling, design, and representation utilising a range of technologies, platforms, and methods. Through DH projects students learn critical thinking and problem solving, and how to work in teams and manage projects.
Skills for the Private and Public Sectors
Students develop cognitive, social, project management, and digital skills required in the private-sector, the cultural heritage sector, and research projects world-wide. Modules focus on core competencies of modelling, design, and representation utilising a range of technologies, platforms, and methods. Through DH projects students learn critical thinking and problem solving, and how to work in teams and manage projects.
►Advanced Digital Skills
►1:1 Mentoring & Supervision
►Excellent Physical Spaces
Higher Diploma in Economic Science and Higher Diploma in Arts (Finance) The 1 year Higher Diploma in Economic Science and 1 year Higher Diploma in Arts (Finance) are structured to give graduates from disparate backgrounds the equivalent of an honours undergraduate degree in Economics or Finance. Successful students have come with degrees in History, Science, Anthology and Mathematics amongst other subjects. Graduates go directly into employment in the civil service and financial institutions or go on to a Masters degree here in Maynooth or elsewhere.
Higher Diploma in Professional Accounting: The Higher Diploma in Professional Accounting is a one year full time programme for honours graduates who may not have taken major accounting specialisms in their undergraduate studies, but who wish to pursue a professional accounting qualification. The programme is designed so as to mirror in terms of standard and complexity the critical areas of the accounting syllabi of a 3 year undergraduate accounting programme. Graduates will, on successful completion of the programme, have entitlement to CAP1 exemptions from Chartered Accountants Ireland. They are very well placed to enter the work force as a trainee accountant with just two sets of professional exams to qualify as a chartered accountant.
Masters in Economics, Finance & Accounting (2 year conversion courses for students without a degree in Economics or Finance): MA Economics and MA Finance 2 year programmes at Maynooth University are structured to provide international quality training in Economics, Econometrics, and Finance and to provide a firm foundation for students continuing into MLitt or PhD research.
MSc Economic and Financial Risk Analysis: - with an excellent employability record and a 3 month work placement, the 2 year full-time MSc Economic and Financial Risk Analysis provides essential training to our Masters students, going on to careers at the Economic and Social Research Institute, the Central Bank of Ireland, Accenture, AIB, Ulster Bank, HedgeServ and more.
MA in Accounting :- a 2 year full-time Masters Programme in Accounting providing students without previous accounting experience with the key competencies required by a professional accountant in an ever-changing business and ethical environment.http://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/economics-finance-and-accounting/our-courses/higher-diploma-economic-science
LLM International Justice - The LLM International Justice at Maynooth University prepares students for policy and advocacy work in national, regional, and international organisations with a social and economic justice mandate. Contact: email@example.com
LLM Masters in Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice - The LLM Masters in Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice will deepen students' understanding of international criminal justice issues - the programme is open to both Law and non-Law graduates seeking to develop an indepth knowledge of criminology to benefit their future career. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
MA Mediation and Conflict Intervention
The MA Mediation & Conflict Intervention offered by the Edward Kennedy Institute at Maynooth University, is a Masters programme open to graduates from all disciplines who want accreditation as a professional mediator and to develop expertise in mediation for a wide range of careers. Contact: email@example.com
MSc Business Management
The one year conversion Masters MSc Business Management is open to BA and BSc graduates from all disciplines and to those who have substantial business experience without a Business degree. The MSc Business Management introduces students to a range of topics such as organisational behaviour, strategy, marketing, business ethics and international management, and rapidly develops their knowledge to the level of postgraduate expertise. Through its course content and programme delivery, our students access leading business thinking, apply contemporary management theory and practices, research business solutions through team and individual assignments and a business research project or dissertation with industry partners including AIB, House of Ireland, Ernst and Young, Intel and more.
MSc IT Enabled Innovation
The newly introduced Masters in IT Enabled Innovation at Maynooth University is designed to instil in business and non-business graduates a clear understanding of the benefits of the effective use of information technology for modern business. This Masters is suitable for business and non business graduates (including computer science related graduates) as it explores the business side of IT Innovation. It develops students’ capacity to understand how IT in business operates and how it can support business innovation in human resources, organisational strategies and services. The programme benefits from the unique research links between industry and Maynooth’s Innovation Value Institute (IVI). The IVI works with over 90 global organisations including BCG, BP, SAP, BNY Mellon, E&Y, Intel amongst others.
The MSc Design Innovation is ideal for anyone from a range of career or degree backgrounds aspiring to be an innovator in their workplace. The course prepares its students for roles in strategic marketing, innovation leadership, product management, market research, design strategy and new product or service development. Current students on the course come from a variety of sectors including technology, design, marketing, business, agri-food, healthcare, manufacturing and service industries.
Programme Director Trevor Vaugh
Want to learn about creating and developing sound projects, while learning sound production, editing and studio skills?
Whether you have a degree in Music, or enjoy flexing your IT skills with the latest music software at home; the Music Department at Maynooth is offering a Masters programme for both graduates of Music and graduates of other disciplines with an interest in music and music technology.
The MA Creative Music Technologies offers BA/BSc graduates the opportunity to create, deconstruct, build, record, edit and produce sound, providing students with full use of computer resources at the Music Technology Labs at Maynooth University; access to studio space, working towards recording and production projects; opportunities to have compositions performed; individual tutorial time with a designated advisor; expert advice on musical and technical issues from composers and researchers at the cutting edge of their fields.
Graduates of this course are now employed in music recording, production, composition, software programming and multimedia design, radio production and music education.