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Society Culture & Enterprise - Research

Our PhD programme is a structured programme of education that is research-based and includes activities that support the acquisition of a range of relevant specialist and transferrable skills. Our PhD programme has smart specialisation in:

• Environment, Energy and Health

• Information, Communications and Media Technologies

• New Materials and Devices

• Society, Culture & Enterprise

As a doctoral / PhD student you will complete your specialised research project in interdisciplinary research environments and simultaneously develop a range of discipline specific and transferrable skills and competencies utilizable by industry and the professions. All doctoral / PhD students complete transferrable skills modules during the 4 year programme including Communication Skills, Ethics & Social Understanding, Research Methods, Project Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Professional & Career Management. All doctoral / PhD students also complete discipline specific modules which are tailored to their individual research projects.

Further enquiries

Graduate Research School
Dublin Institute of Technology
Kevin Street
Dublin 8
Tel. +353 1 4027920

Research areas

Doctoral / PhD Students working in the thematic, Society, Culture and Enterprise, pursue research projects across the areas of business, social and public policy and creative arts and media. DIT research in this area encompasses

• Business & Society
• Consumer Studies
• Creative & Performing Arts
• Education Policy
• Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
• Justice & Human Rights
• Social Care

Our students collaborate nationally and internationally and also participate in Ireland’s National PhD platforms such as the Graduate School for Creative Arts & Media (GradCAM). GradCam is Ireland’s leading centre for doctoral research across design, visual and performing arts, media practice and historical and theoretical discourses.

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