Welcome to the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience Postgraduate pages

Welcome to the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience Postgraduate pages

Welcome to the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience Postgraduate pages. The Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience provides opportunities for postgraduate study through Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Sciences (MSc) by research. Please consult the profile for each academic member of staff for research interests and projects, and contact them should you wish to discuss research opportunities. 

Degree of PhD

Entry Requirements 
To be eligible for consideration for the Degree of PhD, a candidate must have obtained a standard of at least Second Class Honours, Grade I, in an approved primary degree, or equivalent.

Application Procedure 
Students are advised to consult with an academic member of staff to discuss their proposed area of research prior to making an application through the Postgraduate Applications Centre.

For more information on the Academic staff members and and particular research interests, please see Academic Staff Research Interests. Staff research interests by faculty and department can also be found on www.expertiseireland.ie.

Application Dates 
Applications for PhD programmes are accepted throughout the year. Prospective students are advised to complete their applications at least two months in advance of their desired start date as all applications go through two different stages of approval - Department and Faculty/College. The four start dates during the year are January, April, July and October.

Duration 
Candidates normally pursue research for a period of three to four years full-time from the date of first registration for the programme.

Further Information
Visit www.pac.ie and select PhD Research Course "CKZ03".  

MSc by Research: Master of Science

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for consideration to undertake a programme of study for a Master's Degree by Research, a candidate must have obtained a standard of at least Second Class Honours in an approved primary degree or equivalent.

Application Procedure

Students are advised to consult with an academic member of staff to discuss their proposed area of research prior to making an application through the Postgraduate Applications Centre.

For more information on the Academic staff members and and particular research interests, please see Staff research interests by faculty and department can also be found on www.expertiseireland.ie. 

Application Dates

Applications for research programmes are accepted throughout the year. Prospective students are advised to complete their applications at least two months in advance of their desired start date as all applications go through two different stages of approval - Department and Faculty/College. The four start dates during the year are January, April, July and October.

Duration

A candidate who wishes to obtain a Master's degree by research must pursue a programme of supervised research for at least the equivalent of one year full-time from the date of first registration for the programme. 

Some useful documents

 Information on Graduate Study in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience

Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience Graduate Studies Handbook book 2016 (2,347kB)

 

 

 
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