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CELT - Research

CELT offers support for research projects on a variety of topics in the field of higher education research. Admission is based on a research proposal from the applicant following discussion with the member of staff whose academic area of interest is most appropriate. For admission to an MLitt degree, a primary degree with upper second class honours or equivalent is a minimum requirement.

Entry requirements

Admission is based on a research proposal from the applicant following discussion with the member of staff whose academic area of interest is most appropriate. For admission to an MLitt degree, a primary degree with upper second class honours or equivalent is a minimum requirement.

Duration

PhD GYB92 Full Time
PhD GYB93 Part Time
MLitt GYB94 Full Time
MLitt GYB95 Part Time

Further enquiries

Dr. Iain MacLaren,
Tel: + 353 91 492 822
Email: iain.maclaren@nuigalway.ie
http://www.nuigalway.ie/celt/

Research areas

CELT staff are actively engaged in research activities and scholarly work in the fields of teaching & learning, civic engagement and active citizenship, higher education policy, learning technologies and language learning. Funding has been obtained from a wide variety of sources including the European Commission, philanthropic trusts, the Higher Education Authority and others.

Current and recent projects include the following:

Higher Education Policy
Academic Practice
Civic Engagement and Service Learning
Creativity, Curriculum, Course Design and Approaches to Learning
Learning Technologies

See http://www.nuigalway.ie/celt/research/research.html for more details.

Projects and activities of CELT are supported by a variety of funding bodies:
•Supported by the Irish government's National Development Plan 2002-2006
•The Higher Education Authority
•Supported by the European Commission

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