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Ireland: IT 4001 Practicum

Earn three credit hours by enrolling in a month-long media design course in Ireland, home to one of the most picturesque countryside in Europe, and modern media and film production studios.

Dublin and the surrounding communities of Ireland are the perfect place to immerse yourself in culture, and contemporary international media production. The study abroad program in Information Technology will explore international media, photography, film, and television production trends, and the challenges and rewards of film production in an international setting. Industry veterans, actors, and production specialists will guide you throughout your studies.

Whatever your interests are in media production, the IT Program’s Ireland study abroad course will be a great place for you to learn, and immerse yourself inside the industry, culture, and beauty.

Students will spend one week in the capitol city of Dublin, one week in the coastal city of Galway, and will visit numerous other communities, cultural, and heritage sites. Student are required to participate in a 3-week pre-departure course that will begin the first week in April. Additional details on the pre-departure class and times will be established once the applications are finalized. The course will be taught in English. No course prerequisites.

Program Dates

June 4, 2017 – June 27, 2018

Students will depart US on Saturday, June 2, and return to the United Stated on June 27.


  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Waterford, Ireland
  • Cork, Ireland
  • Blarney, Ireland
  • Galway, Ireland
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland


Hotels and hostels

Credit Outside the College of Engineering

The course credit may be applied to degrees in IT, Film Studies, Communication, Journalism*, and Digital Storytelling.

*Pending approval.


Program Fee: $3,560*

* Includes housing, international health insurance, Engineering Study Abroad fees, International Center fees, cultural excursions, partner university lectures, company visits and some meals.

Additional Costs

  • Tuition & Educational Fees (3 credits hours):$1,259*
    * Based on Missouri Resident tuition & fees
  • Airfare:$1,200
  • Personal Expenditure Estimates
    Meals & Local Transportation $500

Click here to check itemized costs for Missouri Residents
Click here to check itemized costs for Non-Residents

These budgets are an estimate valid at the time of printing and are subject to change. Depending on your personal spending habits, you may spend more or less than the figures provided. The given amounts are estimated costs based on current exchange rates and on the information provided to us by your host program or institution.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid packages are typically granted in the form of low-interest student loans that cover all trip related expenses (tuition, fees, accommodations, activities and personal expenses)

To be considered for aid, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a study abroad trip
  • Complete your financial aid worksheet with your study abroad advisor
  • Take the sheet to Student Financial Aid in 11 Jesse Hall to meet with a financial aid advisor (no appointment necessary or an appointment can be made through MU Connect).

If you are awarded financial aid for study abroad, it will be applied to your MU account according to the regular financial aid disbursement schedule.


Applications can be submitted here.

First come, first serve basis until the course is full (limited to 30 students).

Registration deadline: February 15, 2018

Course Instructor

Brian Maurer

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