Applied Behaviour Analysis - Structured

Course overview
The Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Behaviour Analysis is a structured four-year Ph.D programme of study. The qualification will provide graduates with high level research skills and competencies in the applications of behavioural analysis. The programme combines a PhD thesis with the taught academic components and supervised work experience of the existing Master of Science in Applied Behaviour Analysis programme. Students are assisted to design research that will make valuable contributions to the analysis. They conduct research that further advances an integrated, scientific understanding of the complexities of human behaviour. Students are encouraged and assisted to present their research at conferences and publish their research findings in peer-reviewed international journals.

Entry requirements

Applications are invited from candidates who hold an upper Second Class Honours (Grade 1) standard or higher in their primary degree (or equivalent). Evidence of motivation and proposed research will be taken into account in offering places on the programme.

Application dates

Course Code: Structured PhD, full-time 1PHB1; part-time 1PBA2.

Important: Apply by mid-July for September entry.


PhD (full-time, four years); part-time PhD (six years).


Areas of interest
The research undertaken as part of the research thesis will be in areas related to contemporary theory and practice in Applied Behaviour Analysis.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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