American Studies - Research

University College Dublin


Course Name American Studies - Research
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z135
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MLitt PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please note that PhD applications are now accepted to start in September, January and May each year.
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Duration PhD 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+In general applicants for the PhD must hold a BA and MA or equivalent qualifications, with a distinguished record of academic achievement. However, there are no automatic criteria which make students eligible for a research degree. The Institute take...

Course Content

Expand+American Studies
The Clinton Institute was originally established as a centre for American Studies and we have run teaching and research programmes in this interdisciplinary field as well as public events on contemporary American topics.

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Research Areas The UCD structured PhD programmes allows students to achieve the best possible experience of graduate research and training. Making a substantial and original contribution to knowledge, normally leading to peer-reviewed publications remains the core objective of doctoral studies. A research degree is based primarily on a research project, usually proposed and developed by the student, who undertakes their research under the supervision of a supervisor and a Doctoral Panel.
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