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Engineering - Research - PhD

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: Students need an honours level degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum of a 2.H1 (second class honours, grade 1) before being considered to study as a PhD or research masters in University College Cork. Although students generally choose a topic for their research from their degree discipline you are not restricted to your primary degree subjects.

Further enquiries

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

CKT31 PhD (Engineering) - Civil and Environmental Engineering (Full-Time)
CKT32 PHD (Engineering) - Civil and Environmental Engineering (Part-Time)
CKT33 PhD (Engineering) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Full-Time)
CKT34 PhD (Engineering) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Part-Time)
CKT35 PHD (Engineering) - Microelectronics (Full-Time)
CKT36 PHD (Engineering) - Microelectronics (Part-Time)
CKT37 PHD (Engineering) - Process and Chemical Engineering (Full-Time)
CKT38 PHD (Engineering) - Process and Chemical Engineering (Part-Time)

CKT57 PhD - Architecture (Full-Time)
CKT58 PhD - Architecture (Part-Time)
CKT60 PhD in Engineering Science (Full-Time)

CKT64 PhD in Energy Engineering (Full-Time)
CKT65 PhD in Energy Engineering (Part-Time)
CKT66 PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Full-Time)
CKT67 PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Part-Time)

Course fee

4. Fees and Funding

Fees for all postgraduate courses are payable in two instalments for EU students. The first part will be payable when you register online in September with the second instalment payable the following January. Non-EU students will need to pay their full fees in one instalment when registering online.

Check out our funding page for sources of funding.

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