Structured PhD (Education)

College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies,
School of Education

Course overview

The Structured PhD in Education is a four-year, full-time programme. 


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.

Programmes available

Structured PhD (full-time, four years)
Structured PhD (full-time, six years)

Researcher profiles

School of Education Research Theme leaders, and their contact details, may be found here.

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PAC code

GYG40 full-time
GYG68 part-time
Important: apply by mid-July 2012 for entry September 2012

Current project

Details regarding the School of Education research themes and projects are available here

Fees for this course

EU: €4,275 p.a. 2017/18

Non-EU: €13,250 p.a. 2017/18