Social Sciences & Philosophy - Research

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Social Sciences & Philosophy - Research
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code 56150 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 10 NFQ
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PhD/MLitt
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+March 2018 Entry
• Doctor in Philosophy, Economics (Part-Time)
• Doctor in Philosophy, Economics (Full-Time)
• Doctor in Philosophy, Philosophy (Part-Time)
• Doctor in Philosophy, Philosophy (Full-Time)
• Doctor in Philosophy, Sociology (Part-Ti...

Application Date

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No closing dates apply for application for higher degrees by research but there are only two registration periods (September** and March). Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible prior to their chosen registratio...

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Entry Requirements

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Postgraduate work in Trinity College Dublin is very academically challenging and as a result the University has high academic entry requirements.

Applicants will need to hold:

•at least a 2.1 honors degree from an Irish un...

Course Content

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The School of Social Sciences and Philosophy consists of the Departments of Economics, Political Science, Sociology and Philosophy. With more than 50 full-time academic members of staff and postdoctoral fellows, the School enjo...

Research Areas The Ph.D. in Political Science is an innovative programme (see entry above(Enrolment field), which involves course work in the first two years, and which combines an intensive training in the substance and methodology of research along with a traditional emphasis on conducting original research. Almost all graduates of this programme go on to take on positions in academia. The deadline for applications to the September intake is the 31st March.
Further Enquiries Head of School: Professor Gail McElroy
Director of Teaching & Learning (Postgraduate):
Professor William Phelan

Telephone:+353-1-896 2499
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