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Did you know that UCC is also one of the leading research universities in Ireland? 

In fact, we rank #1 in Ireland for research income from Industry sources.

We have over 70 Research Centres and Institutes, and we have received nine European Research Council (ERC) awards to date! As an internationally competitive, globally-focussed, research-led institution, we are a leading university for research, discovery, innovation, entrepreneurship and societal impact.

Our postgraduate research community is built on a foundation of academic excellence. UCC is an environment where you will form enduring professional and personal friendships that will be integral to your intellectual development and your future career.

We have a wide range of research courses on offer. These include PhDs, Thematic PhDs, Practitioner Doctorates, and Research master's degree

 Here at UCC, we will empower and enable you to observe and question, to discern and reflect, to analyse and act, to enhance your potential and advance your ambition! You will have your own individual goals, dreams and hopes for your future and we will be here to help you to achieve them.

The UCC application portal is open for application. 


Graduate Studies Office

Oifig na Staidéar Iarchéime

2nd Floor, West Wing, Main Quad, UCC , T12 YN60

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