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Research

Further enquiries

Need more information?
Contact the DkIT Research Office:
E. research@dkit.ie
T. +353 (0)29370200

Application date

Applying for a Research Masters:

1.All students wishing to apply for a Research Masters Degree must follow the below steps:

2.Complete and sign Postgraduate Research Application form

3.Include Detailed Research proposal

4.Independent testimonial (signed) OR Proof of funding (signed) – independently and expertly assessed.

5.Independent certification that the research project is within the scope for which research programme approval on a case by case basis has been granted to the Institute (passed by Academic Council in September 2012).

6.Supervisor CV's (principal, co-supervisor, mentoring supervisor (if applicable).

7.Resource Declaration (signed)

8.Ethical Approval (if applicable)

9.Postgraduate research agreement (funded or non-funded)

10.Candidate qualifications - notarised copy of parchment(s) and transcript(s) of results

11.Certification of English Language Proficiency (applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English).

Note: The above requirements would also apply if an application is for direct entry to a doctoral degree.

Applying for a Doctoral Degree:

All students wishing to apply for a Research Masters Degree must follow the below steps:

•Complete QQI Application for Transfer to Doctoral Register Application form

•Detailed research proposal/student transfer report (funded or non-funded)

•Supervisor transfer report

•Independent assessor's report

•Supervisors CV's (principal, co-supervisor, mentoring).

•Resource Declaration

•Certification of English Language Proficiency (applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English).

Research areas

Undertaking a Postgraduate research degree at Dundalk Institute of Technology can be a rewarding experience both in terms of your professional and personnel development. It can give you that cutting edge that is required in the competitive world.

If you enjoy working as part of a research team whilst possessing the ability to learn independently, problem solve and critically evaluate your work, then perhaps undertaking a postgraduate research degree at DkIT is your best option. If you are interested in the Institute's research activities and believe you have the necessary skills to undertake a Postgraduate research programme within the Institute please see the below sections which should help inform your decision.

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