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Registering for Graduate Degrees

UCD Conway Institute does not award graduate degrees. The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) may be awarded on the basis of research carried out by the candidate registered to University College Dublin, under the supervision of a professor or lecturer. If your supervisor is a member of UCD Conway Institute, you are then affiliated to UCD Conway Institute. 

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Graduate Education at UCD Conway Institute 

UCD Conway Institute aims to provide students with the core skills that are essential for success in laboratory-based graduate research programmes and transferable to further graduate research and training or to employment. Courses are also delivered in collaboration with other institutes through Molecular Medicine Ireland (MMI) and the Dublin Region Higher Education Alliance (DRHEA). Transferable skills training is coordinated through the UCD Graduate Studies Office.

Guide for Incoming Students

5 step process for graduates

Stage 1: What to do after you have been accepted into your chosen programme.

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Stage 2: Find out how to register, pay & collect your card.

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Stage 3: Find out how to set up your UCD Network account & more.

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Stage 4: What to expect at each stage of doctoral study.

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Stage 5: Information on submitting your thesis & completing graduation.

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