Education - School of Education - Structured Research
The doctoral programme consists of a research thesis and taught modules and may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. It is linked to education and related to interdisciplinary areas, and is a specialist doctorate with a student-centred approach. There is also an optional set of 2 modules which can be taken within UL or at the neighbouring institution, Mary Immaculate College.
The course aims to:
Engage students with a range of concepts, methods, theories and knowledge for investigation in their chosen area of study
Enable students to work iwth a range of educational problems across a variety of contexts,
Provide students the opportunity to look critically at some aspect or issue of education which relates to their professional practice.
Encourage the ciritcal inquiry of issues across and within professional systems.
Please consult this website for a list of potential supervisors and their subject areas: http://ul.ie/eps/structured-doctorate-supervisors
The minimum entry requirements for eligibility are as follows:
applicants will normally have a minimum of 3 years' full-time professional practice or equivalent in an educational setting or related interdisciplinary area.
applicants will normally hold a Masters degress or a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree, a higher diploma, or a postgrduate diploma in education or a cognate discipline.
Applicants who hold a 2:2 Honours degress, a higher diploma, a postgraduate diploma in education or a cognate discipline, or other qualifications my be considered under the University regulations.
4 Years Full-Time, 5 Years Part-Time