All students registering to the UCD PhD Degree programme are required to gain 30 credits across a range of modules during the course of their PhD programme. All modules will be selected in consultation and agreement with your Principal Supervisor. In a new system upgrade for the academic year 2020-21, graduate research students will register for their taught modules online. See here for the registration procedure.
There is a large selection of modules available across the University, both discipline-specific modules and research skills modules.
Below is an indicative list of modules by School in the UCD College of Arts and Humanities.
PhD Students will be required to take some of these modules – Please contact the School Office for further information. These modules are also open to PhD students from other UCD Schools.
PhD Students will normally be required to take modules in Greek or Latin. Beginner's modules are available to learn both languages. For further information, please contact the School Office. These modules are also open to PhD students from other UCD Schools.
PhD students are encouraged to take at least one of the modules listed. They are School specific and are not open to students from other Schools.
Level 5 modules currently offered by the School:
PhD Students are not required to take specific modules. They can choose from seminars, teaching practice and also the colloquium. PhD students from other Schools who wish to register to these modules must contact the School Office in the first instance.