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Maynooth University in Ireland is a leading academic institution near Dublin and the fastest-growing university in the whole country. Maynooth University is one of the four constituent universities of the acclaimed National University of Ireland.

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Master of Science in Immunology and Global Health

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More About Maynooth University

USPs of Maynooth University

1. The institution has a number one rank in the country as per the Times Higher Education Best Young University Rankings.

2. It was founded in 1997. Its inception can be traced back to 1795 as the Royal College of St. Patrick.

3. The institution has over 14,000 students from 90+ global nations and provides graduate, undergraduate, and Ph.D. programs in varied disciplines.

4. There are various international partnerships and programs. Numerous research centers and institutes help in the consolidation and delivery of the overall impact as a community of creation, learning, and discovery.


Maynooth University offers varied master’s, undergraduate, and Ph.D. programs in disciplines like science, engineering, law, humanities, business, and education. The Maynooth University’s acceptance rate is 73%. 

Career services are offered by the institution on a larger scale with reports indicating how 92.7% of people have secured employment or went for further studies as per the 2018 HEA Graduate Outcomes. The career service offers varied resources for enabling future career progress. 

Famous Alumni

1. Diane Hassett, a software engineering researcher at Lero

2. James McCabe, senior lecturer at Nanterre University

3. Simon Hanratty, head of information technology at Irish Life

4. Ciara Walsh, contract administrator at Glenveagh Properties

5. Karen Smyth, global program coordinator, Facebook 


Mariavilla, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland. 

Public or Private Status

The university is a public institution. 

QS World University Rankings

The Maynooth University ranking is 751-800 in the QS World University Rankings list.  

Top Courses are Offered in the Following Disciplines

1. Social and Spatial Sciences

2. Humanities

3. Computation and Communication

4. Human Health

5. Mathematics

6. Science and Engineering

7. Accounting

8. Law

9. Business

10. Music

11. Education

12. Anthropology

The Maynooth University’s fees vary across courses. For instance, they are roughly €6,500 per annum for MA programs or approximately INR 5.52 lakh.  

Required Exams

Some of the standardized examination score requirements include the following:

1. IELTS- 6-6.5.

2. Duolingo- 100 

Admission Requirements

1. Indian students should score at least 75% in their higher secondary school certificate grade-12 examination for undergraduate programs with 70% in English (ICSE or CBSE).

2. They should meet the compulsory subject-wise requirements.

3. They should be above 18 years while starting their degree courses.

4. Students should get a bachelor’s degree with at least 60% for admission to postgraduate programs.

5. They should adhere to all compulsory subject-based requirements.

6. All applicants will have to demonstrate their proficiency in English.


Sports and academic scholarships are mostly available for undergraduate students at the institution. The Entrance Scholarship offers 1,000 Euros (approximately INR 84,000-85,000) for incoming first-year aspirants through the CAO, getting 575 points or higher in the Leaving Certificate.  

 Maynooth University International Office Scholarships offers 2,000 Euros (approximately INR 1.7 lakh) per year. Only one scholarship is available for each faculty. 

Taught Postgraduate Scholarship offers up to 2,500 Euros annually (approximately INR 2.12 lakh) for nine recipients, i.e., three for each faculty. 

School of Business Postgraduate Scholarships offer up to 2,000 Euros (INR 1.7 lakh) each year, and there are four scholarships available for specific programs.  

About Placements

There is ample support available for graduates and students and employers while the Career Service helps students with all their questions, future initiatives, guidance, counseling, appointments, and all other information. Employers also get assistance in finding the right talent. You will also find other options like interviews, discovery options, Careers Connect, Useful Resources, Find a Job, Interviews, and more. Careers Connect is within the MU Future Connect umbrella, offering a one-stop platform for career services. 

The portal is the online employability and career platform of the institution, helping graduates, students, and organizations to successfully engage with available services and programs. The Careers Service manages this platform along with an office for Experiential Learning. There are two divisions, namely Future Ready Connect and Careers Connect


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