Structured PhD (Earth & Ocean Sciences) full-time

College of Science,
School of Natural Sciences

Course overview


All PhD students in the College of Science will enrol in a Structured PhD:

Short summary of the research area.

Biogeoscience Group
Studies of the Irish sea floor and marine—groundwater interactions.

Geofluids Group
Investigations into the role of fluids in the mineralogical, chemical, and structural evolution of the Earth's crust.

Magmatic Studies Group
Investigations into the petrogenesis of magmatic and related rocks.

Important: Applicants must speak to the research group leader before applying via PAC.

Group leader links:


Programmes available

Structured PhD, full-time

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enter on a programme of study and research for the degree of PhD you must have reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of your fitness.

Areas of interest

  • Physical habitat mapping 
  • Caledonian/Variscan geology 
  • Other geological topics 
  • Marine geophysics 
  • Land-based geophysics 
  • Hydrogeology 
  • Physical oceanography 
  • Chemical oceanography


PAC code


Fees for this course

EU: €4,529

Non-EU: €13,750

Link to Fees & Funding


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