The closing date for receipt of applications is 31st May 2018.
The Structured PhD programme is a four year structured programme which involves coursework in research methods, core and optional discipline specific courses and generic skills and training. Modules are delivered during the week and weekends. Students are allocated supervisors and work with a supervisory panel. There is periodic assessment and guidance to ensure you complete your PhD within a four year period. Guided by Professional Development Planning, you can organise your coursework and research activities over the course of your studies.
Please find the MIC Structured PhD in Education flyer here.
How will I benefit from the programme?
You will join a programme designed in line with best international practice in doctoral education and research and share classes with students from a diverse backgrounds in education and related inter-disciplinary fields including sociology, psychology, history, and philosophy. A team of renowned academics will deliver innovative master classes and international schools. You will enjoy excellent facilities and have an opportunity to avail of very attractive funding schemes. The Structured PhD programme from Mary Immaculate College has a collaborative link with the Structured PhD programme in the Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, University of Limerick which will provide you with opportunities for mobility between programmes on both campuses.
What is the programme about?
A balance between taught and research components is a hallmark of the programme. You will be guided through a set of core and optional modules and design, conduct and write an original and rigorous research thesis. Examples of core modules include: Epistemological and Ontological Foundations of Education: Paradigms, Policies and Practices, Principles and Practices of Research Design in Education, Critical and Interpretive Research in Educational Settings, and Complementary Art and Science Research Methods. Examples of optional modules include: Teaching for Social Justice and Inclusion, Spirituality and the Religious Education of the Child, Perspectives on Musical Meaning and Value, Essential Elements of Children’s Literature, and Educational Pyschology and Lifelong Learning.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 30th May 2017.
Fees (EU and non-EU)
For more information about fees for this programme, please go to the postgraduate fees 2016-17 page – click here
How to Apply
- *Application Fee (non-refundable):
- EU Students: €33
- Non-EU Students: €55
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