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Applying to the Structured PhD

Those considering applying for the EHS Structured PhD should make initial enquiries by contacting the programme administrator at ehssphd@ul.ie directly. 

A brief research proposal accompanied by a CV is usually helpful at the initial enquiry stage. Details of our expert teams across the faculty and suitability for appropriate supervision are listed further below under contributing departments section. Feel free to contact an appropriate staff member with a view to supervision for your research project prior to submitting an application, alternatively, research proposals can be submitted directly to the programme administrator in the event that you are unable to identify a suitable person for potential supervision.

Applications must be made using the Research Application Form, available on the Graduate School Website. Applications may be submitted at any time throughout the year and will be considered by the Post Graduate Research Committee, which generally meets every month. Registration for new entrants to the programme takes place in September and February each year.

Applications Process – Structured Research Programme(s) Education and Health Sciences 

The part-time route requires the taught modules to be taken in the first two years (as for the full-time route), with the research element of the thesis being taken over a longer period. To discuss the likely attendance requirements for the taught elements, please contact the programme Administrator (ehssphd@ul.ie)

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