Structured PhD (Business, Public Policy) - full-time and part-time

College of Business, Public Policy, & Law,
J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics

Course overview

The Structured PhD is available as a 4-year full time programme and as a 6 year part-time programme (360 ECTS).

New entrants will normally register for the programme in September of each year.


Each student must obtain 30 ECTS through “structured” modules having a taught or “skills” component.  The thesis remains central to the award of the PhD. The remaining ECTS are derived from the research component.


Optional Modules:
Students select modules in consultation with their Supervisor and/or Graduate Research Committee from the catalogue of PhD modules

Programmes available

Structured PhD (full-time, four years)

Structured PhD (part-time, six years)

Areas of interest

Broad areas of Research interest 

School of Business:
Accounting and Finance
Economics
Management
Marketing
Management Information Systems
http://www.nuigalway.ie/business-public-policy-law/cairnes/research/researchcentres/

Researcher profiles

For a full list of staff, their respective research areas and web pages please visit:

http://www.nuigalway.ie/business-public-policy-law/cairnes/ourstaff/

PAC code

GYH00

Current project

Please visit our webpage for updates

Fees for this course

EU: €4,275 p.a. 2017/18

Non-EU: €13,250 p.a. 2017/18