Research at IT Sligo attracts students from across the globe. We are committed to providing you with the support you require to engage in world-class research.

Research at IT Sligo has an important role in driving economic and social development and breakthroughs in the North West of Ireland.

Relevant and impactful Research, Innovation and Engagement is a key element of this.

We have a vibrant and productive research community of world-class academics, active in the undergraduate, postgraduate and professional research spheres.

IT Sligo's mission is to improve the world today and for future generations through outstanding research.

Application dates

How and when can I register?
Registration can be processed at any time of the year. Each applicant's learning background and current circumstances is unique. At all stages of the registration application process, the Research Office will assist the student and the supervisor on any queries they may have. The process is as follows. Once the research question is decided, and the project plan developed, registration is initiated by completing a standard form and submitting it to the Head of Research. The application is reviewed by an internal reviewer and an external reviewer. If required, additional question/ project development may be undertaken. Once this is done, a recommendation is made to the Institute's Research Committee. Work can begin once the application is approved and fees are paid. The postgraduate research fees for the academic year are available by contacting the Research Office. A Masters by Research normally is two years. A PhD is four years. In order to be a fully registered post graduate student, annual fees need to be paid in full.


A Masters by Research normally is two years. A PhD is four years.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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