Students at St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth have the best of both worlds. On one hand, they have the attention of a small learning College and, on the other, they have all the resources and excitement of a large university. We support and challenge our students to achieve their potential. Our graduates develop a set of skills necessary to succeed in the world.
Studying at St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth, you will be encouraged to engage critically, so that you can form your own ideas and conclusions. You’ll become more skilled at expressing yourself, and gain the confidence to communicate powerfully and eloquently. Our staff are friendly and approachable, and give personal care and attention to each student. You’ll learn in small classes and seminars, quickly getting to know your tutors and classmates. You’ll graduate as a confident, informed and well-grounded person, capable of making real change in your own life and in wider society.
For Eight Reasons See Below
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Your theology studies have the potential to shape both who you are and what you do, just as it did with me.
My journey to St Patrick's was fuelled by a passion for sacred music, the pursuit of a high-quality postgraduate education, and a life-long love of Ireland.
For me the possibility to teach as guest lecturer at St Patrick's was a great intellectual and cultural experience. The staff welcomed me warmly and the students did not only have profound philosophical knowledge, but also a deep-rooted existential interest in philosophical questions. I can only encourage everyone, who is willing to teach in a foreign language, to make the same experience.
After reviewing all of the options, it soon became clear to me that St. Patrick’s, Maynooth was the best choice.
In the past three years I have had the most fulfilling, exciting and rewarding time of my life.