The doctoral programme consists of a research thesis and taught modules and may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. It is linked to education and related to interdisciplinary areas, and is a specialist doctorate with a student-centred approach. There is also an optional set of 2 modules which can be taken within UL or at the neighbouring institution, Mary Immaculate College.
The course aims to:
Engage students with a range of concepts, methods, theories and knowledge for investigation in their chosen area of study
Enable students to work iwth a range of educational problems across a variety of contexts,
Provide students the opportunity to look critically at some aspect or issue of education which relates to their professional practice.
Encourage the ciritcal inquiry of issues across and within professional systems.
The credit accumulation for the programme is based on the following:
Structured Element: 66 Credits
General Skills - Graduate School: 12 Credits
Thesis: 270 Credits
Total: 348 Credits
- See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/structured-phd-education#sthash.3...