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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
Email: ddaly@reg.ucc.ie

International/non-EU applicants
International Office
University College Cork
Tel: +353 (0) 21 490 4745
Email: internationaloffice@ucc.ie

Subjects taught

CKT01 PhD (Science) - Biochemistry (Full-Time)
CKT02 PhD (Science) - Biochemistry (Part-Time)
CKT05 PhD (Science) - Applied Ecology (Full-Time)
CKT06 PhD (Science) - Applied Ecology (Part-Time)
CKT07 PhD (Science) - Zoology (Full-Time)
CKT08 PhD (Science) - Zoology (Part-Time)
CKT09 PhD (Science) - Plant Science (Full-Time)
CKT10 PhD (Science) - Applied Ecology & Plant Science (Full-Time)
CKT11 PhD (Science) - Computer Science (Full-Time)
CKT12 PhD (Science) - Computer Science (Part-Time)
CKT13 PhD (Science) - Environmental Science (Full-Time)
CKT14 PhD (Science) - Environmental Science (Part-Time)
CKT15 PhD (Science) - Geology (Full-Time)
CKT16 PhD (Science) - Geology (Part-Time)
CKT17 PhD (Science) - Physics (Full-Time)
CKT18 PhD (Science) - Physics (Part-Time)

CKT29 PhD (Science) - Microbiology (Full-Time)
CKT30 PhD (Science) - Microbiology (Part-Time)

CKT39 PhD (Science) - Chemistry (Full-Time)
CKT40 PhD (Science) - Chemistry (Part-Time)
CKT41 PhD (Science) - Applied Mathematics (Full-Time)
CKT42 PhD (Science) - Applied Mathematics (Part-Time)
CKT43 PhD (Science) - Fisheries Management, Development & Conserviation (Full-Time)
CKT44 PhD (Science) - Fisheries Management, Development & Conserviation (Part-Time)
CKT45 PhD (Science) - Geography (Full-Time)
CKT46 PhD (Science) - Geography (Part-Time)
CKT47 PhD (Science) - Mathematics (Full-Time)
CKT48 PhD (Science) - Mathematics (Part-Time)
CKT49 PhD (Science) - Statistics (Full-Time)
CKT50 PhD (Science) - Statistics (Part-Time)
CKT51 PhD (Science) - Pharmacology (Full-Time)
CKT52 PhD (Science) - Pharmacology (Part-Time)
CKT53 PhD (Science) - Applied Psychology (Full-Time)
CKT54 PhD (Science) - Applied Psychology (Part-Time)
CKT55 PhD [Science] - Plant Science (Part-Time)
CKT56 PhD [Science] - Applied Ecology & Plant Science (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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