Our Research Programmes
UCC School of Law hosts Ireland’s most successful graduate research programmes in Law. Researchers are provided with an unparalleled experience within a well-established and vibrant community of over 40 graduate researchers, with easy access to experienced supervisors who are internationally recognised experts in their fields and a suite of tailored supports, facilities and activities. The quality of the programme is evidenced by:
- Success rates in external funding competitions: PhD researchers in the School of Law have secured over €2.5 million in external research funding over the last 15 years.
- Publication outputs by researchers in the programme: graduate researchers in the School have generated multiple research monographs and appeared in such journals as the Modern Law Review, Public Law, Social and Legal Studies and the International and Comparative Law Quarterly.
- Employment outcomes for graduates: graduates from the research programmes have an exceptional record in quickly transitioning to high-quality employment in academia, research and advocacy, and the legal profession. For instance, over 40 of our graduates are currently employed on the academic staff of over 20 Law Schools in five countries.