Research topics

If you're interested in a research postgraduate degree, join one of our research programmes.

Important note for MLitt research degree prospective students
Graduates wishing to pursue the research degree of MLitt may do so for the purposes of a stand-alone award. It is not a progression route to a PhD degree. Therefore, students registered for the MLitt research degree have no automatic transfer opportunity to a PhD programme. However, students on PhD research have the possibility to exit their programme early with an MLitt providing that they have satisfied the requirements for that award.

College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies

Search for courses in each school in the search boxes provided.
Course Name
Archaeology (MLitt)
CELT (PhD, MLitt)
Classics (MLitt)
Economics (MLitt)
Education (MLitt)
Film Studies (PhDs)
French (MLitt)
Geography (MLitt)
German (MLitt)
Health Promotion (MPhil, full-time or part-time)
History (MLitt)
Irish Studies (MLitt)
Italian (MLitt)
Mathematics (MLitt)
Nua-Ghaeilge (MLitt)
Old and Middle Irish (MLitt)
Philosophy (MLitt)
Psychology (MLitt, DPsychSc)
Sociology & Politics (MLitt)
Spanish (MLitt)
Studio Art (PhD)
Women’s Studies (MLitt)
Drama and Theatre Studies (PhD)(full-time & part-time)

College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies / An tAcadamh

Course Name

College of Business, Public Policy, and Law

Course Name
Business Information Systems (MSc, full-time or part-time)
Commerce (PhD/MComm, full-time or part-time, MPhil)
Disability Law & Policy (PhD, full-time or part-time)
Human Rights (PhD, full-time or part-time)
Law (PhD/LLM, full-time or part-time)
Marketing (MBS)
BioInnovation (MSc)--full-time
Cloud Computing Research (MSc)

College of Engineering and Informatics

Course Name
Civil Engineering (PhD/MEngSc/MApplSc, full-time or part-time)
DERI [Engineering] (PhD/MAppSc/MEngSc, full-time or part-time)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering (PhD/MEngSc/MApplSc/ME, full-time or part-time)
Industrial Engineering (PhD/MEngSc/MApplSc/ME, full-time or part-time)
Information Technology (PhD/MSc, full-time or part-time)
Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (PhD/MEngSc/MApplSc/ME, full-time or part-time)
BioInnovation (MSc)—full-time

College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences

Course Name
Anaesthesia (PhD/MD/M.Sc., full-time or part-time)
Anatomy (PhD/MSc, full-time or part-time)
Bacteriology (PhD, MD, M.Sc. full-time or part-time)
General Practice (PhD/MD/M.Sc., full-time or part-time)
Health Promotion (MD)
Health Promotion (MPhil, full-time or part-time)
Medicine (PhD/MD, full-time or part-time)
Nursing & Midwifery (PhD/MPhil, full-time or part-time)
Obstetrics and Gynaecology (PhD/MD/MAO, full-time or part-time)
Occupational Therapy (PhD/MPhil, full-time or part-time)
Paediatrics (PhD/MD, full-time or part-time)
Pathology (PhD/MD, full-time or part-time)
Pharmacology and Therapeutics (PhD/MSc/MD, full-time or part-time)
Physiology (PhD/MSc, full-time or part-time)
Podiatry (PhD/MPhil, full-time or part-time)
Psychiatry (PhD/MD, full-time or part-time)
Radiology (PhD/MD, full-time or part-time; MSc, full-time)
REMEDI [Medicine] (PhD, full-time or part-time)
Speech and Language Therapy (PhD/MPhil, full-time or part-time)
Surgery (PhD/MCh/MD, full-time or part-time)
BioInnovation (MSc)—full-time
Health Sciences—Social Care (MPhil)

College of Science

Course Name
Applied Mathematics (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Biochemistry (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Bioinformatics (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Biostatistics (MSc, full-time or part-time)
Botany/Plant-Science (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Chemistry (MSc, part-time or full-time)
DERI [Science] (MSc, part-time or full-timec)
Earth and Ocean Sciences (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Environmental Science (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Mathematics (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Microbiology (MSc, part-time or full-time)
NCBES [Science] (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Occupational Health and Hygiene (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Physics (MSc, part-time or full-time)
REMEDI [Science] (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Ryan Institute [Science] (PhD/MSc, part-time or full-time)
Statistics (MSc, part-time or full-time)
Zoology (MSc, part-time or full-time)
BioInnovation (MSc)—full-time
Bacteriology (PhD, MD, M.Sc. full-time or part-time)
Cancer Research (MSc)