Structured PhD (Education)
College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies,
School of Education
The credit rating of the dissertation amounts to 290 ECTS within an overall framework of 360 ECTS spread over 4 years. 70 ECTS will be allocated to modules, thus allowing for each student’s course to be tailored to the research needs of her/his dissertation topic and to a menu of available modules. Chosen modules must encompass weightings of 40 ECTS from discipline- or dissertation-specific activities and 30 ECTS weighted courses taken from a menu of transferable/generic skills.
Areas of interest
School of Education Research Theme leaders, and their contact details, may be found at:
Find out more
Dr. Elaine Keane
T: +353 91 493 032
Important: apply by mid-July 2012 for entry September 2012
Details regarding the School of Education research themes and projects may be found at the following website.
Fees for this course
EU: €4,275 p.a. 2014/15 inclusive of levy
Non-EU: €13,250 p.a. 2014/15
Link to School of Education website
Seminar on Widening Participation in Higher Education, School of Education, NUI Galway, November 2011