How to apply
Any candidate considering a PhD is required to complete a detailed project proposal. These should be developed in collaboration with your potential supervisor. An essential first step is making contact with a potential supervisor to discuss possible research topics. Contact the Graduate Officer if you have any queries about which staff member may be most relevant to your proposed research.
Full-time and Part-time options are available.
For further information, please contact the School Graduate Director (Prof. Aidan O'Sullivan). We look forward to hearing about your proposed research.
01 716 8252
University College Dublin, School of Archaeology, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4
Documentation required for Applications for PhD/MLitt in Archaeology or World Heritage:
All Applicants must include:
1.A current CV.
2.A research proposal outlining:Description of the project
Location of the project within the current state of research
Significance of the project for research.
Non-UCD Graduates should also provide the following documentation, as an electronic copy upload to their online application and as original hard copy documents by post to the School Administrator, at UCD School of Archaeology, to complete the application process:
1.Official transcript(s) giving date of award and standard of primary degree and any other degrees or diplomas or transcript(s) of academic performance to date for those who have not yet completed their degree.
2.Two academic references. One to be the Head of School/Professor of the major subject which you pursued in your primary degree. Must be original signed documentation on Institutional headed paper.
3.For overseas candidates whose first language is not English, a certificate of proficiency in the English language (such as TOEFL, Cambridge or IELTS) must be provided.