Education - Cohort PhD - Structured Research

CKH78 Cohort PhD in Education (Structured) (Full-time)

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.


Check our qualification comparison website at https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/comparison/ for equivalencies.


Check our English language requirements at https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/comparison/english/postgraduate/.


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

Further enquiries

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, call us on + 353 (0)21 490 2876 or email graduatestudies@ucc.ie and we'll do our best to help.


Contact Details for Application Queries


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

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