MA Digital Humanities - The MA in Digital Humanities at Maynooth University is designed to provide both a historical background and theoretical grounding to the field while providing students with solid skills in contemporary digital methods and technologies. It is open to Arts graduates without technology experience and also to Computer Science graduates wanting to develop careers in art curation and in the arts and heritage sector.
Students on the MA in Digital Humanities have opportunities to:
Use state-of-the-art equipment to digitize and analyse cultural heritage objects;
Learn how to create virtual worlds and get an expertise in graphic design for cultural heritage;
Become actively involved in Letters 1916, the first crowdsourcing project in Ireland;
Learn how to encode historical sources and literature to extract valuable information;
Get real-life experience by becoming an intern in a cultural heritage institution or project;
Learn programming languages and apply these to history, literature and archaeology;
The course features an internship opportunity for all students within the Arts and Culture sector in Ireland.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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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.