Business & Finance - Research - PhD - Track

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

PhD applicants need an honours level degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum of a 2H1 (second class honours, grade 1) to apply.

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Although students generally choose a topic for their research from their degree discipline you are not restricted to your primary degree subjects.

Further enquiries

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Contact Details for Application Queries

Irish/EU applicants
Deirdre Daly
Graduate Studies Office
University College Cork
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3241

International/non-EU applicants
International Office
University College Cork
Tel: +353 (0) 21 490 4745

Research areas

CKG71 PhD (Track) - Accounting (Full-time)
CKG72 PhD (Track) - Accounting (Part-time)
CKG73 PhD (Track) - Finance (Full-time)
CKG74 PhD (Track) - Finance (Part-time)
CKG75 PhD (Track) - Management Information Systems (Full-time)
CKG76 PhD (Track) - Management Information Systems (Part-time)
CKG77 PhD (Track) - Economics (Full-time)
CKG78 PhD (Track) - Economics (Part-time)
CKG79 PhD (Track) - Food Business & Development (Full-time)
CKG80 PhD (Track) - Food Business & Development (Part-time)
CKG83 PhD (Track) - Management & Marketing (Full-time)
CKG84 PhD (Track) - Management & Marketing (Part-time)

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