Brief Description
This a novel, Structured PhD. which will allow the student to complete a Ph.D. within 4 years (full-time). The research project will be sited within one of the Faculty's six Departments, but the taught elements will be shared across the Faculty, maximising learning opportunities for the students. It will promote a sharing of expertise and experience, which will lead to high-quality translational research in accordance with the faculty mission to advance the wellbeing of people. Students may take modules in quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods research methodology, promoting a holistic view of the participants


The course aims to:

provide a programme that is academically rigorous at a level appropriate to postgraduate research and consistent with standards nationally and internationally

educate students in all aspects of research and critical evaluation, including research methodologies, critical review and ethics

provide skills appropriate for research in professional contexts.

provide education that will allow students to deliver translational research which has significance nationally and internationally.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to hold an Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a discipline appropriate to their area of proposed research.

Entry points may differ for applicants with postgraduate qualifications. Please contact the Course Director for further information.


4 Years Part- Time Full- Time

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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