National University of Ireland Maynooth
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Why study at National University of Ireland, Maynooth?
- National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM) is adjacent to the Irish ‘silicon valley’, home to the European and international headquarters of many multi-national companies, such as Intel, HP, Facebook, Microsoft and Google. The university has strong connections with several multinational companies, providing opportunities for guest speakers, seminars, internships and work placements for NUIM students of business, engineering, media studies, computer science, design innovation and pharmaceutical chemistry.
- NUIM currently holds the records for the highest research income per academic and one of the most successful commercialisation of research among all the Irish universities, and the campus boasts some of the finest state-of-the-art research facilities in Ireland.
- NUIM is the first and only international university outside of North America to be included in the Princeton Review’s “Best 376 Colleges: 2012 Edition” guidebook, the decisive resource used by students in the USA when selecting the university that will provide the best fit for their academic and personal development.
- NUIM offers several unique degree programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including Equine Business, Dramatherapy, Music Technology, Computational Thinking, Chinese Studies, Immunology and Global Health, Climatology, Digital Humanities, Anthropology, Design Innovation, IT Management, and a new MA in Theatre Production, offered in conjunction with the Gaiety School of Acting.
- NUIM offers students the best of both worlds: a tradition of academic and research excellence in the humanities and sciences, and some of the most modern facilities available in Irish universities; with a historical South Campus dating back to 1795 and a modern North Campus. A €100 million building programme over the past two years has created a new postgraduate teaching and research building, a new restaurant facility, new student accommodation, and a €20million investment that will double the size of the existing library facilities.