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Maynooth University

1 Floor School of Education, North Campus Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

Maynooth University is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. It is Ireland’s youngest university. It was founded in 1997 from the secular faculties of the now separate St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, which was founded in 1795.

Students Come First

At Maynooth University students come first. Students are at the heart of everything we do. We prioritise your student experience, both academically and socially to ensure that you graduate with the best set of skills to help you succeed in the world, whatever you decide to do.

A Globally Connected University

With over a third of academic staff coming from abroad and many of our own academics and graduates working internationally, Maynooth University has built up a wealth of global connections.

Ranked #49

In 2017, the Times Higher Education Young Universities in the World ranking places Maynooth among the top 50 universities under 50 years old.

Big Issues Being Solved at Maynooth

Our world leading academics are putting their minds to solving many of the big issues facing Ireland and the world today.

Opportunities to Study Abroad

All students have an opportunity to study abroad, either for a full academic year, graduating with an international degree,or, for a semester during your degree

Career Prospects and Development

From computer programmers to teachers, scientists to journalists, graduates from Maynooth University go on to a wide variety of careers.

An Active Campus Life

Your time at university is not only for academic achievement. Making new friends and pursuing new interests are some of the most rewarding experiences that university has to offer.

World Class Facilities

We continue to invest significantly in a wide range of technologically advanced facilities catering for your academic, social and sporting life at university.

Maynooth, the Perfect Location

Situated just 25 kilometres west of Dublin city centre, and well serviced by bus and rail routes, Maynooth is Ireland’s only university town.

 

Addiction Studies

The aim of this course is to provide participants with a broad overview of key theoretical frameworks in relation to substance misuse and dependence, and to enable them to develop basic helping and intervention skills. This course focuses on introducing participants to current debates on addiction. On completion, participants will have become familiar with contemporary…

Addiction Studies Level 7 Cork

The aim of this course is to provide participants with a broad overview of key theoretical frameworks in relation to substance misuse and dependence, and to enable them to develop basic helping and intervention skills. Relevant to Garda, Teachers, Health Care Professionals, Social Workers and Community Workers as well as the general public. This course…

Addiction Studies Level 7 Dublin Bluebell/Inchicore

The aim of this course is to provide participants with a broad overview of key theoretical frameworks in relation to substance misuse and dependence, and to enable them to develop basic helping and intervention skills. Relevant to Garda, Teachers, Health Care Professionals, Social Workers and Community Workers as well as the general public. This course…

Certificate Adult Guidance, Theory and Practice

The course had been developed by the Department of Adult and Community Education, Maynooth University in collaboration with stakeholders in the field of Adult Guidance. The course will begin to address the needs of those working in a guidance capacity with adult learners, unemployed and disadvantaged adults and those exploring career options. It will introduce…

Return to Learning (Access Programme)

This Certificate level course is designed as a stepping stone for adults who wish to return to study but have not studied in any formal way for a number of years. Participants are given an opportunity to sample a number of academic subjects so that they can make a more informed choice when selecting subjects…

Certificate in Training and Continuing Education (Train the Trainer Level 7)

The NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education has been developed by a team of adult educators, HR and training professionals, and organisational psychologists. It focuses on delivering a high quality, relevant and widely recognised training qualification using a blend of face to face workshops and online learning. This course is under constant review to…

Certificate in Training and Continuing Education (Train the Trainer Level 7) CORK

The NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education has been developed by a team of adult educators, HR and training professionals, and organisational psychologists. It focuses on delivering a high quality, relevant and widely recognised training qualification using a blend of face to face workshops and online learning. This course is under constant review to…

Certificate in Communication and Group Skills for Managers

The NUI Certificate in Communication & Group Skills for Managers will assist individuals to develop effective leadership, facilitation and communication skills in a work-based environment. It is suitable for individuals with no management/supervisory experience as well as managers who wish to develop their existing skills and knowledge. It is comprised of 4 modules. Module 1…

Local history

This Certificate level course is offered by the Department of Modern History, NUI Maynooth. The course examines the ‘local dimension of Ireland’s past’.  The course aims to provide participants interested in local history with an opportunity to obtain formal training in the subject. This course sets out to provide students with a methodological approach to the…

Night Time Degree BA Community Studies

The BA in Community Studies (Social Sciences) is specifically designed for adult students who are interested in pursuing a part-time degree at night. This flexible degree has been developed for people who are busy with work, family and daily life.  If you are interested in Community work, addiction and recovery, Youth studies, history, politics, development, adult…

Night Time Degree BA Local Studies

NUI Maynooth offer this upcoming Night Time Degree BA Local Studies course. The BA in Local Studies (Social Sciences) is specifically designed for adult students who are interested in pursuing a part-time evening degree in the Arts/Humanities. This flexible degree has been developed for people who are busy with work, family and daily life. If you…

Creative Writing for Publication

CERTIFICATE IN CREATIVE WRITING FOR PUBLICATION This course will give participants a practical grounding in the writing of fiction and creative non-fiction for publication. The course allows students to work with professional writers who will act in a mentoring capacity. The practical emphasis will help students to progress towards producing work of publishable standard and…

Directing for Theatre Level 7

This Directing for Theatre course kicks into action on Saturday 6th October 2018. The Certificate in Directing for Theatre is a practical course taught by Irish professional directors. It focuses on methods, tips and techniques, application of theory and practice. Working with actors; Introduction to Stanislavski; Introduction to Viewpoints; Actioning and working with text; Devising…

Certificate in Adult and Community Education

Adult education is a transformative and powerful tool for change. Impacting positively on the lives of those who participate, their wider communities and society as a whole, adult education provides a platform for radical and progressive thinking. The Certificate in Adult and Community Education, delivered by experienced and dedicated tutors, introduces research based teaching and…

Disability Studies Donegal

Disability Studies  is a unique course for people working or wanting to be employed  in the disability sector.  It attracts both disabled and non-disabled students eager to understand oppression, exclusion and the politics of disability.  The course is delivered in a participative, non-threatening way through a series of intertwining modules.   The modules enable students to…

NUI Certificate in Equality Studies Online

The course will provide students with the knowledge and understanding needed to deal effectively with issues of equality and diversity in the workplace in a rapidly changing Ireland. The course will equip practitioners with the competence to become professional trainers in this challenging area in order to contribute to the development of socially inclusive workplaces.…

Economics / Finance - Research

The four year programme of study includes, in the first and possibly subsequent years, reading courses, taught courses, generalist and specialist skills seminars; while the second, third and the fourth years of the programme are dedicated primarily to research skills development and independent research.

Certificate in Training and Continuing Education (Train the Trainer Level 7)

The NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education (Train the Trainer Level 7) has been developed by a team of adult educators, HR and training professionals, and organisational psychologists. It focuses on delivering a high quality, relevant and widely recognised training qualification using a blend of face to face workshops and online learning. This course…

NUI Cert. in Psychology Level 7 Clane

This Maynooth University NUI Certificate level course is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of psychology and to explore its relevance to the individual, family, community and society. Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to: Understand the main psychological theories and schools and their contribution to…

NUI Cert. in Psychology Level 7 Cork

This Maynooth University NUI Certificate level course is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of psychology and to explore its relevance to the individual, family, community and society Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to: Understand the main psychological theories and schools and their contribution to…

NUI Cert. in Psychology Level 7 Roscommon

This Maynooth University NUI Certificate level course is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of psychology and to explore its relevance to the individual, family, community and society. Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to: Understand the main psychological theories and schools and their contribution to…

Psychology

This Certificate level course is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of psychology and to explore its relevance to the individual, family, community and society. Location: Clane, Cork, Roscommon. Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to: Understand the main psychological theories and schools and their contribution…

Certificate in Training and Continuing Education (Train the Trainer Level 7) CORK

The NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education has been developed by a team of adult educators, HR and training professionals, and organisational psychologists. It focuses on delivering a high quality, relevant and widely recognised training qualification using a blend of face to face workshops and online learning. This course is under constant review to…

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