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Education & Health Sciences - Structured Research

The Structured Masters by Research will comprise a number of core modules which must be completed. In addition to three taught core modules, the student will complete a research thesis under the guidance of a supervisor. In addition, students must complete a number of elective, research and specialist modules from modules offered across the University. These modules may reflect the interests and/ or educational requirements of the student. Details of core and elective modules are included below:

Further enquiries

Roisin Cahalan
Tel: +353 (0) 61 202959
Email: roisin.cahalan@ul.ie

Subjects taught

Core Modules
Thesis 150 credits
Introduction to Postgraduate Research 6 credits
Research Integrity 3 credits
Entering the Academic
Community 3 credits

Electives
Research Methods 6-12 credits
Specialist Modules 6-12 credits
Total Credits Required 180

Semester 1 Autumn 30 Credits
• Thesis 12-27
• Introduction to Postgraduate Research* 6
• Research Methods 0-9
• Specialist Modules 0-9

Semester 2 Spring 30 Credits

• Thesis 18-27
• Introduction to Postgraduate Research* 6
• Research Integrity* 3
• Research Methods 0-9
• Specialist Modules 0-9

Semester 3 Summer 30 Credits
• Thesis 12-30
• Research Integrity* 3
• Research Methods 0-9
• Specialist Modules 0-9

Semester 4 Autumn 30 Credits
• Thesis 18-30
• Entering the Academic Community* 3
• Research Methods 0-9
• Specialist Modules 0-9

Semester 5 Spring 30 Credits
• Thesis 21-30
• Research Methods 0-9
• Specialist Modules 0-9

Semester 6 Summer 30 Credits
• Thesis 21-30
• Research Methods 0-9
• Specialist Modules 0-9

* indicates that core Modules can be taken in a particular semester contingent on point of entry.

Application date

Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.

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