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Business Public Policy - Structured

Course Overview

The Structured PhD is available as a 4-year full time programme and as a 6 year part-time programme (360 ECTS).

New entrants will normally register for the programme in September of each year.

Each student must obtain 30 ECTS through "structured" modules having a taught or "skills" component. The thesis remains central to the award of the PhD. The remaining ECTS are derived from the research component.

Optional Modules:
Students select modules in consultation with their Supervisor and/or Graduate Research Committee from the catalogue of PhD modules

Entry requirements

Masters degree to honours standard (or equivalent international qualification). Other evidence that signifies suitability for the programme.


Structured PhD (full-time, four years)
Structured PhD (part-time, six years)

Further enquiries

Contact Us
Structured PhD Guidelines
Olivia Noone

Application date

Course Code: 1SPC1, full-time 1SPC2, part-time

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

Research areas

Research Areas

Broad areas of Research interest:

School of Business:
Accounting and Finance
Management Information Systems

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