Arts Celtic Studies & Social Sciences - Research - PhD

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

PhD applicants need an honours level degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum of a 2H1 (second class honours, grade 1) to apply.

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Although students generally choose a topic for their research from their degree discipline you are not restricted to your primary degree subjects.


CKG01 PhD (Track) - Latin (Full-Time)
CKG02 PhD (Track) - Latin (Part-Time)
CKG03 PhD (Track) - Greek (Full-Time)
CKG04 PhD (Track) - Greek (Part-Time)
CKG05 PhD (Track) - Greek & Roman Civilisation (Full-Time)
CKG06 PhD (Track) - Greek & Roman Civilisation (Part-Time)
CKG07 PhD (Track) - Applied Mathematics (Full-Time)
CKG08 PhD (Track) - Applied Mathematics (Part-Time)

CKG11 PhD (Track) - Applied Psychology (Full-Time)
CKG12 PhD (Track) - Applied Psychology (Part-Time)
CKG13 PhD (Track) - Applied Social Studies (Full-Time)
CKG14 PhD (Track) - Applied Social Studies (Part-Time)
CKG15 PhD (Track) - Archaeology (Full-Time)
CKG16 PhD (Track) - Archaeology (Part-Time)
CKG17 PhD (Track) - Folklore (Full-Time)
CKG18 PhD (Track) - Folklore (Part-Time)
CKG19 PhD (Track) - Computer Studies (Full-Time)
CKG20 PhD (Track) - Computer Studies (Part-Time)
CKG21 PhD (Track) - Celtic Civilisation (Full-Time)
CKG22 PhD (Track) - Celtic Civilisation (Part-Time)
CKG23 PhD (Track) - Early & Medieval Irish (Full-Time)
CKG24 PhD (Track) - Early & Medieval Irish (Part-Time)
CKG25 PhD (Track) - Economics (Full-Time)
CKG26 PhD (Track) - Economics (Part-Time)
CKG27 PhD (Track) - Education (Full-Time)
CKG28 PhD (Track) - Education (Part-Time)
CKG29 PhD (Track) - English (Full-Time)
CKG30 PhD (Track) - English (Part-Time)
CKG31 PhD (Track) - French (Full-Time)
CKG32 PhD (Track) - French (Part-Time)
CKG33 PhD (Track) - Geography (Full-Time)
CKG34 PhD (Track) - Geography (Part-Time)
CKG35 PhD (Track) - German (Full-Time)
CKG36 PhD (Track) - German (Part-Time)
CKG37 PhD (Track) - Hispanic Studies (Full-Time)
CKG38 PhD (Track) - Hispanic Studies (Part-Time)
CKG39 PhD (Track) - History of Art (Full-Time)
CKG40 PhD (Track) - History of Art (Part-Time)
CKG41 PhD (Track) - History (Full-Time)
CKG42 PhD (Track) - History (Part-Time)
CKG43 PhD (Track) - Italian (Full-Time)
CKG44 PhD (Track) - Italian (Part-Time)
CKG45 PhD (Track) - Mathematical Studies (Full-Time)
CKG46 PhD (Track) - Mathematical Studies (Part-Time)
CKG47 PhD (Track) - Mathematics (Full-Time)
CKG48 PhD (Track) - Mathematics (Part-Time)
CKG49 PhD (Track) - Modern Irish (Full-Time)
CKG50 PhD (Track) - Modern Irish (Part-Time)
CKG51 PhD (Track) - Music (Full-Time)
CKG52 PhD (Track) - Music (Part-Time)
CKG53 PhD (Track) - Philosophy (Full-Time)
CKG54 PhD (Track) - Philosophy (Part-Time)
CKG55 PhD (Track) - Sociology (Full-Time)
CKG56 PhD (Track) - Sociology (Part-Time)
CKG57 PhD (Track) - Statistics (Full-Time)
CKG58 PhD (Track) - Statistics (Part-Time)
CKG59 PhD (Track) - An Leann Duchais (Full-Time)
CKG60 PhD (Track) - An Leann Duchais (Part-Time)
CKG61 PhD (Track) - Womens Studies(Full-Time)
CKG62 PhD (Track) - Womens Studies (Part-Time)
CKG63 PhD (Track) - European Studies (Full-Time)
CKG64 PhD (Track) - European Studies (Part-Time)
CKG65 PhD (Track) - Original Composition (Full-Time)
CKG66 PhD (Track) - Original Composition (Part-Time)
CKG67 PhD (Track) - Drama & Theatre Studies (Full-Time)
CKG68 PhD (Track) - Drama & Theatre Studies (Part-Time)
CKG69 PhD (Track) - Chinese Studies (Full-Time)
CKG70 PhD (Track) - Chinese Studies (Part-Time)

CKG81 PhD (Track) - Government & Politics (Full-Time)
CKG82 PhD (Track) - Government & Politics (Part-Time)

CKG87 PhD (Track) - Study of Religions (Full-Time)
CKG88 PhD (Track) - Study of Religions (Part-Time)

CKG91 PhD (Track) - Policy Studies (Full-time)

CKG93 PhD (Track) - Sociology and Philosophy (Full-Time)
CKG94 PhD (Track) - Sociology and Philosophy (Part-Time)
CKG95 PhD (Track) - Creative Writing (Full-Time)
CKG96 PhD (Track) - Creative Writing (Part-Time)
CKG97 PhD (Track) - Criminology (Full-time)
CKG98 PhD (Track) - Criminology (Part-time)

CKH71 - Doctorate of Social Science (Full-time)

CKH88 PhD (Arts) - Digital Arts and Humanities (Full-time)
CKH89 PhD (Arts) - Digital Arts and Humanities (Part-time)

CKT61 PhD (Arts) - Planning and Sustainable Development (Full-time)
CKT62 PhD (Arts) - Planning and Sustainable Development (Part-time)
CKT63 PhD (Arts) - Applied Linguistics (Full-time)

CKT68 PhD - Social Sciences (Full-time)
CKT69 PhD - Social Sciences (Part-time)

CKT71 PhD (Track) Film and Screen Media (Creative Pratice) (Full-time)
CKT72 PhD (Track) Film and Screen Media (Creative Pratice) (Part-time)
CKT73 PhD (Track) Film and Screen Media (Full-time)
CKT74 PhD (Track) Film and Screen Media (Part-time)
CKT75 PhD (Track) Anthropology (Full-time)
CKT76 PhD (Track) Anthropology (Part-time)
CKT77 PhD (Track) Applied Linguistics (Full-time)

CKV41 PhD (Track) Creative Writing (Full-time)
CKV42 PhD (Track) Creative Writing (Part-time)
CKV43 PhD Creative Practice (Full-time)
CKV44 PhD Creative Practice (Part-time)
CKV45 PhD Creative Practice (Full-time)
CKV46 PhD Creative Practice (Part-time)

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