This is a novel, Structured PhD which will allow the student to complete a PhD within 4 years (full-time)...

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The programme comprises advanced education, training and research focused on an identified area of study. Students can register on a full-time or part-time basis.

The research project will be sited within one of the Faculty’s six Schools / Departments of your choice. The participating schools / departments within the Faculty of Education & Health Sciences are; Graduate Entry Medical School, Nursing & Midwifery, Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Psychology, School of Allied Health and School of Education.
In addition, students will take three core taught modules. The taught elements will be shared across the Faculty, maximising learning opportunities for the students. It will promote a sharing of expertise and experience, which will lead to high quality translational research in accordance with the faculty mission to advance the well-being of people. Students may take modules in quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods research methodology. The programme offers a variety of exemplar pathways including an Education Pathway for PhD candidates specialising in the area of Education.

For general enquiries and guidelines on how to apply please contact ehssphd@ul.ie

The Course Director for the EHS Structured PhD Programme is Professor Orla Muldoon.

“As the Course Director I want to ensure every student has a great experience on the sPhD and gets the opportunity to fulfill their personal and professional aspirations. I look forward to welcoming our new entrants to the Structured Programme in September 2018.
There are good support networks developed amongst students on the sPhD and this is really important. In addition, we are working to provide you with excellent support through a positive and productive supervisory relationship. We also believe equipping you with transferable and lifelong learning skills is paramount.
I wish you all a very happy and enjoyable year and look forward to working with you in the next Academic Year 2018/9".

Prof Orla Muldoon - Course Director