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Research Masters/PhD Application Process

Research Application Process

Research applications are processed monthly and should be submitted to Johanna.Griffin@ul.ie by the deadline indicated in the attached document:   Submission Deadline for Research Applications for a Masters or PhD

In order for an application to be processed the following forms are required:

  1. Research Postgraduate Application Form - signed by the student (section 20 –  three signatures required), signed by the Supervisor(s) (Section 21), Signed by the Head of Department (Section 23)   -  Ensure that you are opening the form in an up-to-date version of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Please use this link to update the Adobe Acrobat Reader   https://get.adobe.com/reader/    The form must be digitally signed please see instructions on how to create a digital signature at the following website https://www.ul.ie/gps/about/how-apply (under research degree programmes how to apply)
  2. Copies of degree certificates and English language competency to be included (where required)
  3. Proposed Research Programme   – each section to be filled in and signed by the Supervisor(s)  [IRC applicants just need to attach a copy of their IRC application as an appendix to the postgraduate application form].
  4. Postgraduate Agreement Form   –  to be signed by the Student and Head of Department (Full time students only)
  5. Financial Aid Form   - to be signed by the Student, Supervisor and Budget Manager (If the supervisor is also the budget manager please sign in both places)  Word version Here
  6. Scholarship Declaration Form   –  must accompany the Financial Aid Form if one is being submitted.