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Mary Immaculate College will welcome hundreds of students to MIC Campus for MIC Taster Sessions 2018 

On Friday, 27th of April (11am-1pm) Mary Immaculate College will welcome hundreds of students to MIC Campus, Limerick as part of the MIC Taster Sessions 2018 event.  

Mary Immaculate College will welcome hundreds of students to MIC Campus for MIC Taster Sessions 2018 

On Friday, 27th of April (11am-1pm) Mary Immaculate College will welcome hundreds of students to MIC Campus, Limerick as part of the MIC Taster Sessions 2018 event.  

Speaking about the MIC Taster Sessions 2018 Patrick Cosgrove, Student Recruitment Officer at MIC said “This event is growing in popularity every year as students get first-hand experience of a real lecture, a chance to tour the great facilities at the College and an opportunity to meet faculty members. The event will be of particular interest to current leaving certificate students in helping them make their final decision on what programmes to include on their CAO Application form“.

Programmes on offer on MIC Campus, Limerick include the Bachelor of Arts (MI002) degree programme. This programme now provides students with a wider choice of subjects to choose from – 19 in all. Students can choose from a set of 13 subjects taught at Mary Immaculate College and can now take one subject from partner institution, the University of Limerick.

In addition, MIC offers an exciting BA in Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies and highly sought after programmes in Education, including Early Childhood Education degrees.MIC offers a total of 50 entrance scholarships to incoming undergraduate first-year students across all nine undergraduate programmes currently on offer by the College, which includes the four post-primary teaching degrees offered on the MIC, St Patrick’s Campus, Thurles.

The announcement of the MIC Taster Sessions 2018 comes after the announcement by Minister of Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D., that Mary Immaculate College has been selected to provide a new, innovative, cross-sectoral, blended learning postgraduate programme in Irish-medium education – M Ed in Irish-medium and Gaeltacht Education.

The tender awarded to Mary Immaculate College, through public procurement competition, secures an investment of €2,100,000 from the Department of Education and Skills over five years to provide the part-time two-year postgraduate programme.

Attendance at the Tasters Sessions is by registration only. Spaces are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis.   

To register for the MIC Taster Sessions 2018, go here.

For more stories on Mary Immaculate College, go here.

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