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gradireland Higher Education Awards & Symposium attendees

Shortlist 2018

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Congratulations to all the Universities and Institutions who submitted their postgraduate courses for this year's Awards. Now is the time to book your seat to celebrate your succes and excellence in Postgraduate course provision in Ireland, contact Kiah Townsend in gradireland on 01 6451500 or kiah.townsend@gradireland.com

The shortlists are as follows - 

Postgraduate Course of the Year for Design and Innovation

  • IADT – Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology - MSc in UX Design
  • Maynooth University, School of Business - MSc in IT Enabled Innovation
  • Trinity College Dublin, The Innovation Academy - Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (30 ECTS)

Postgraduate Course of the Year in Business, Finance & Management

  • Cork Institute of Technology, School of Business - Master of Science in Marketing Practice
  • Dublin City University, DCU Business School - DCU Executive MBA Programme
  • Dublin City University, Business School - MSc in Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Dublin City University, DCU Business School - MSc. in Electronic Commerce (Business)
  • Dublin City University, Business School - MSc Business Management
  • Maynooth University, School of Business - MSc IT Enabled Innovation
  • Maynooth University, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting - MSc Economic and Financial Risk Analysis
  • National College of Ireland, Business - MA Human Resource Management
  • NUI Galway, J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics - MSc in International Management (IM)
  • University College Cork, Cork University Business School - MSc Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems
  • University College Cork, Cork University Business School - MSc Corporate Finance
  • University College Cork, Cork University Business School - MSc Asset Management
  • University College Cork. BIS, Cork University Business School (CUBS) - MSc Information Systems for Business Performance (ISBP)

Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities

  • Maynooth University, Education Department - Professional Master of Education
  • Maynooth University, Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies & Philosophy, Master of Arts in Digital Humanities
  • Maynooth University, Geography Department - MA Geography
  • National University of Ireland Galway, Psychology - MSc in Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Trinity College Dublin, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies - MPhil in Literary Translation
  • University College Cork, Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) - Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (for third level teachers)
  • University College Cork, School of Applied Psychology - Masters in Applied Psychology
  • University of Limerick, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/School of Culture and Communication - MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning
  • University of Limerick, School of Culture and Communication - Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing by Distance

Postgraduate Course of the Year in Computer Science & IT sponsored by PwC 

  • Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Department of Informatics - Master of Science in Computing in Applied Data Science & Analytics
  • Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Department of Engineering/School of Informatics & Engineering - MEng in Internet of Things Technologies
  • Trinity College Dublin, School of Computer Science & Statistics - MSc in Computer Science - 4 Strands: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Future Networked Systems and Graphics & Vision Technologies
  • University College Cork BIS, Cork University School Business (CUBS) - MSc Information Systems for Business Performance (ISBP)
  • University College Cork, Cork University Business School - MSc Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems
  • Waterford Institute of Technology, Department of Science and Computing - Higher Diploma in Business Systems Analysis

Postgraduate Course of the Year Award in Health Sciences sponsored by AbbVie

  • Dublin City University, School of Biotechnology – MSc in Bioprocess Engineering
  • National University of Ireland, Galway, School of Nursing and Midwifery - Masters in Health Sciences ( Children's Palliative and Complex Care)
  • Queen's University of Belfast, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology - MSc Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics
  • Ulster University School of Psychology, Faculty of Life & Health Sciences - MSc Applied Psychology (Mental Health and Psychological Therapies)
  • Ulster University, School of Psychology, Faculty of Life & Health Sciences - MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • University College Cork, School of Medicine - Postgraduate Studies in Older Person Rehabilitation; MSc in Older Person Rehabilitation
  • University College Cork, School of Pharmacy - MSc in Clinical Pharmacy

Postgraduate Course of the Year in Law

  • Law Society of Ireland, Diploma Centre - Diploma in Law
  • Law Society of Ireland, Diploma Centre - Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance
  • Ulster University, Ulster University Law Clinic - LLM Access to Justice (A2J)
  • University of Limerick, School of Law - Master of Laws LLM (General)
  • University of Limerick, School of Law - LLM/MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice

Postgraduate Course of the Year in Science sponsored by Boston Scientific

  • Dublin City University, School of Biotechnology – MSc in Bioprocess Engineering
  • Queen's University of Belfast, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology - MSc Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics
  • Ulster University School of Psychology, Faculty of Life & Health Sciences - MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • University College Dublin, Biomolecular and Biomedical Science - MSc Biotechnology and Business
  • University College Dublin, School of Mathematics and Statistics - MSc Actuarial Science

Best Postgraduate Prospectus sponsored by VS Direct                  

  • Law Society of Ireland, Diploma Centre - Diploma Centre Prospectus Autumn 2017 – Spring 2018
  • NUI Galway, Student Recruitment & Outreach Office - NUI Galway For Entry 2017 Postgraduate Prospectus(es)
  • Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Global Relations Office - Trinity Postgraduate Prospectus 2017
  • University College Dublin, UCD College of Engineering and Architecture - UCD Engineering, Graduate Taught Courses

Best New Course                            

  • Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Marketing - MSc Digital Marketing
  • IADT – Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology - Postgraduate Diploma in UX Design
  • Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Department of Engineering/School of Informatics & Engineering - MEng in Internet of Things Technologies
  • NUI Galway, School of Nursing and Midwifery - Masters in Helath Sciences (Children's Paliative and Complex Care)
  • NUI Galway, J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics - MSc (International Accounting & Analytics)
  • Trinity College Dublin, The Innovation Academy - Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Returners)
  • University College Dublin, School of Information and Communication Studies (ICS) - MSc in Digital Curation
  • University College Cork, School of Applied Psychology - Masters Degree in Applied Psychology - Mental Health
  • University of Limerick - MEng Mechatronics
  • University of Limerick, Computer Science and Information Systems - MSc in Game Design and Development