|Duration: 4 years / 6 years|
|Schedule: Full Time / Part Time|
The PhD programme at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School offers students a supportive environment where they can get a world-class research education.
The PhD programme is suitable for those wishing to pursue careers in academia, business education, research, consultancy and related professions.
The PhD programme is a four year structured programme which involves coursework in research methods, discipline specific courses and generic skills and training. Students are allocated supervisors and work with a supervisory panel.
There is periodic assessment and guidance to ensure students complete their PhD within a four year period. This equips you with the skills to undertake you own research. Guided by the Research and Professional Development Programme, you can plan and organise your coursework and research activities over the course of your studies.
You will join one of the leading programmes in Europe. We attract students from all over the world, which gives this PhD programme a distinct international flavour and creates a challenging environment for dialogue and debate and exchange of ideas. You will enjoy excellent facilities and have an opportunity to avail of very attractive funding schemes.
The PhD programme from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is one of the largest doctoral programmes in Europe.
Research is the keystone of top business schools. Our dynamic, well-resourced PhD programme gives you the benefit of a structured programme and the opportunity to work with leading international scholars.
Our major research areas are:
Each subject area has its own website which details their major research interest areas.
We aim to provide an outstanding education and technical training to our Doctoral students. They are encouraged to develop their own research ideas and to choose their own preferred methodological approaches under the close guidance of a senior academic colleague.