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Structured PhD in Allied Health

Ireland

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What will I learn?

This a novel, Structured PhD. which will allow the student to complete a Ph.D. within 4 years (full-time). The research project will be sited within one of the Faculty's six Departments, but the taught elements will be shared across the Faculty, maximising learning opportunities for the students. It will promote a sharing of expertise and experience, which will lead to high quality Translational research in accordance with the faculty mission to advance the wellbeing of people. Students may take modules in quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods research methodology, promoting a holistic view of the participants.

The course aims to:

provide a programme that is academically rigorous at a level appropriate to postgraduate research and consistent with standards nationally and internationally
educate students in all aspects to research and critical evaluation, including research methodologies, critical review and ethics
provide skills appropriate for research in professional contexts.
provide education which will allow students to deliver translational research which has significance nationally and internationally.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Education and Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
€11,460.00 (US$ 12,087) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

23 January 2023, 11 September 2023

Venue

University of Limerick

Limerick,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants for a Master’s programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalents) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University. Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following: Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved; Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above; TOEFL – 580 (paper based) or 90 (internet based); IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in any one component; English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1; GCE ‘O’ level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above; Cambridge Assessment English –Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade B; GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6

For international students

Applicants will normally be expected to hold an Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a discipline appropriate to their area of proposed research.

Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved
Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above
TOEFL – 580 (paper based) or 90 (internet based)
IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in any one component.
English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1
GCE ‘O’ level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above
PTE ACADEMIC:- a minimum score of 61 (with no section score below 59)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Limerick

The University of Limerick is a leading institution known for outstanding research based in the heart of Ireland.

  • Named the Sunday Times Irish University of the Year 2019
  • Ranked as one of the top 100 Young Universities in the World
  • 2,500 international students
  • Highest graduate employment rate in Ireland

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