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Engineering - Professional Doctorate

The Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) acknowledges that significant research takes place within the practitioner workplace. It recognises the intellectual effort that supports original and innovative work in a range of professional and technological fields. A professional doctorate involves investigating and solving real-world problems faced in the daily workplace.


4 Years Blended

Further enquiries

Tel: +353 (0) 61 202530

Subjects taught

Programme Content

Semester 1
• Qualifier Module

Semester 2
• Research Work
• Research Methods For Professional Practice 1
• Data Strategies & Analysis Techniques For Research 1

Semester 3
• Research Integrity
• Research Ethics
• Research
Networking: Developing an Academic Profile
• Planning Research And Publication
• Developing Ideas And Arguments
• Digital Research Management
• Professional Doctorate Report 1

Semester 7
• Research Work

Semester 8
• Research Work
• Conference/Workshop Paper

Semester 9
• Research Work
• Professional Doctorate Report 3

Semester 10
• Research Work

Semester 11
• Research Work

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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