Mary Immaculate College

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Mary Immaculate College (MIC), founded in 1898, is a University-level College of Education and the Liberal Arts, academically linked with the University of Limerick. The College is a multi-campus institution, with a student population of over 5,000 students enrolled in undergraduate programmes in Primary and Post-Primary Teaching, Liberal Arts, Early Childhood Care and Education, and Theatre Studies, as well as a range of postgraduate programmes at Diploma, MA and PhD levels.

Progressing to third level is an exciting stage in your life whether you are continuing straight from school or returning to education as a mature student. Here at Mary Immaculate College, we provide a supportive learning community and a springboard for you to reach your full potential with 13 outstanding undergraduate degree programmes spread across the areas of Psychology, Teaching (primary and post-primary level), Liberal Arts, Early Childhood Care and Education, and Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies. The ‘MIC experience’ is unique, giving students a home away from home where you will achieve the goal of being a highly employable graduate and a well-rounded individual.

The College prides itself on its excellence in teaching, learning and research with engaging and challenging courses. Our programmes move beyond the lecture theatre—offering opportunities for study abroad and real-life work placements—and will give you the essential skills for a vast range of careers. As well as the academic aspect, personal development and student satisfaction take priority at MIC. It’s never a case of ‘all work and no play’ with a mix of sports, activities and volunteering through the network of college clubs and societies.

MIC’s undergraduate programmes are offered on centrally-located campuses with state-of-the-art facilities in Limerick City and Thurles, Co. Tipperary. All the amenities of city and town are on the doorstep, from sports and culture to shopping and socialising. Both campuses are characterised by an informal, relaxed atmosphere and friendly rapport between students and staff.

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Take a tour of MIC’s campuses in Limerick city and Thurles town.


For more information please see the MIC Prospectus.

Limerick City

Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick

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