Structured PhD (French)full-time
Structured PhD (French)part-time
PhD research in French at NUIG offers a wide range of areas in which PhD research can be undertaken. The major periods of literary production in French from the Middle Ages to the present day are covered as are Cultural and Linguistic topics dealing with the Francophone world. There are vibrant research clusters in French, research seminars and the opportunity to undertake translation-related topics.
As part of the doctoral training available on the Structured PhD programme, students avail themselves of a range of interdisciplinary taught modules. The wide menu of available options include modules that:
are Discipline-Specific in that they augment the students existing knowledge in their specialist area e.g. FR518 Critical Approaches and methods
are Dissertation-Specific in that they supply core skills which are essential to completion of the research project, e.g., additional language skills e.g. GR239 German Literature and Culture I
acknowledge a students professional development e.g. presentation of a paper at an International Conference
enhance a students employability through generic training, e.g., Careers Workshops, Computer literacy.
Each student will be assigned a primary Supervisor(s) and a Graduate Research Committee made up of experienced researchers to plan their programme of study and to provide on-going support to their research.
Research supervision is available in the areas listed below and as per Researcher profiles below.
Modules may be taken from approved structured PhD modules as per College regulations. Students must take 40 ECTS of discipline specific modules and 30 ECTS of transferable modules over the 4 years. For choice of modules see: