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We've been helping students find the right postgraduate course for over a decade.
Choose from over 195 postgraduate programmes at Ireland’s fastest growing University in 2020. Maynooth University is recognised as one of the leading new universities in the world, ranked #50 in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Young Universities’ list. This success follows on from Maynooth University’s extremely strong performances in other recent THE rankings, including being named among the top 301-350 universities in the world, and in the top 200 universities in Europe. Maynooth University have also been recognised as one of the top universities for international connections and outlook.
Did you know that having a postgraduate degree improves your employability and your earning potential? At Maynooth University, 84% of Taught Master's graduates and 88% of PhD graduates who responded to our graduate outcome survey in 2019 were in employment within nine months of graduation.
Maynooth University awards a range of postgraduate scholarships worth a total of €1.4 million every year. Scholarship schemes are available for students taking both Taught Master’s and Research Degree Programmes at Maynooth University. Our scholarships reward academic excellence and support students in pursuing their postgraduate course of choice at Maynooth University.
Maynooth University offers a large, historic campus ideal for postgraduate studies. In late 2020, a new state-of-the-art 10,000 m2 academic building will open, the first phase of a €57m ‘Technology, Society and Innovation’ project to transform teaching and learning spaces on campus. A new Student Centre will also open in 2021 and serve as a hub for a variety of activities that help create the special sense of belonging so important to the Maynooth student experience.
Maynooth University postgraduate programmes offer new pathways to develop your career. Many of our postgraduate courses welcome students without prior experience in the subject area. Maynooth University’s popular taught postgraduate conversion degree programmes offer a path into postgraduate studies in business, IT, marketing, international justice, economics, design innovation, and more.
At Maynooth University we believe that education is a lifelong activity, and we value the professional and life experience of applicants through our recognition of prior experiential learning admissions policy (RPEL).
Applicants can apply through the Postgraduate Applications Centre indicating that they wish to have their application assessed under the RPEL policy.