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

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This is a novel, Structured PhD Programme which will allow the student to complete a PhD within four years full-time or six years part-time. The taught components are normally completed within the first two years for full-time PhD students or three years for part-time PhD Students. 

The research project will be sited within one of the Faculty’s six Departments, but 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.

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 Catherine Woods.

As the incoming 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 2017.

There is 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 New Year and look forward to working with you in 2017".

Prof Catherine Woods - Course Director