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MA in Irish Music Studies: Graduate Profile - Rhiannon

I am from Connecticut, USA. I have been playing the harp for about 11 years now. My undergraduate degree was a BA in performance, and I wanted to expand my knowledge. I chose this course because I think the topics that it covers are interesting and it is a perfect combination of my favourite subjects, English, History and Music.
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MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage: Graduate Profile - Damien Donnellan

I had an interest in doing an MA for a number of years but with working full time, I had to figure out what would work. This programme piqued my interest, particularly because it was offered online and part time, which suited me perfectly and was spread over two years, which was fantastic as well.
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MA in TESOL: Graduate Profile - Linh Doan

I was looking at courses in New Zealand and Australia because they are closer to Vietnam than Ireland, I did not think of going to Europe initially. As soon as I heard that there was a TESOL program in UL, I had a look at it and compared it to other courses; I thought it looked interesting.
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MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration): Graduate Profile - Catherine Caball

As a mature student, initially it was very daunting. I was very overwhelmed and I felt that I would lack the IT skills and that I would have very little to bring to the table. A few factors helped me get over those initial feelings including engaging with the supports offered by the University.
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MA in Public Administration: Graduate Profile - Kate Longmate

At the point of applying for the course, I had over 25 years professional experience working in charities, non-profits and arts organizations. I didn't have a degree and I had always thought that perhaps one day I would go and do one.
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MA in TESOL: Graduate Profile - Ciadhra O'Mahoney

When I finished my undergraduate degree, I decided I wanted to pursue a Masters. I looked into many different colleges and UL was the one that stood out to me. The course description provided really unique and engaging information about the topic
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MA in TESOL: Graduate Profile - Grace Majestic

I came straight from my undergraduate degree in early childhood education and special education. I knew that I wanted to go straight from my undergrad to my master’s degree and my university at home in Pittsburgh actually had a partnership with UL.
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Claire Bradley

MA in History of Family: Graduate Profile - Claire Bradley

I am a genealogist living in Dublin. I always had ambitions to do a postgraduate degree. My undergraduate was a while ago and in between then and now, I completed a Level 7 certificate in family history at UCD.
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Padraig Hogan

MA in History of Family: Graduate Profile - Padraig Hogan

Padraig is a graduate of the MA in History of Family. Padraig is a native of Limerick but currently lives in Meath where he works for Erin Research (www.erinresearch.ie) utilising the skills learnt in the MA in his current role.
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MA in European Politics and Governance: Graduate Profile - Ciara Robinson

I'm Ciara and I studied an MA in European Politics and Governance.
I've always had a passion for politics. I studied business as my undergraduate degree and whilst studying that I realised I wanted to study something that was related to politics for my postgraduate.
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Janina

MA in International Studies: Graduate Profile - Janina Todorova

My name is Janina and I am from Bulgaria. I have been living in Ireland for almost 10 years now. I came to Ireland to do my masters in International Studies at UL, and it was one of the best decisions I've made in my life.
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MA in Technical Writing: Graduate Profile - Deirdre Ann Brogan

I worked in the science area and as my career developed I realized that I was doing a lot more writing than I thought. So when I finished up at my job, I looked for a different career path and chose technical writing.
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