Prior Published Work - PhD Research

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

CKZ87 PhD - Prior Published Work (Full-Time)

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