All incoming College of Health and Agricultural Sciences PhD students must take 30 credits of taught modules over their programme. The aim of these taught modules is to facilitate research as well as to provide you with important transferable skills enhancing your career development. Your School or Programme may recommend or require certain modules – please check with your supervisor. Unless your School or programme stipulates specific modules, you may choose from the full range of modules available throughout the University in consultation and agreement with your Principal Supervisor and your RSP.
The list of modules below is not definite – it is an example of the types of discipline-specific modules that were taken by research students in previous years.
Students are entitled to register to modules from other UCD Schools. You may wish to review other Schools module lists to assess which modules may be useful to you.
PhD students in the School Agriculture and Food Science are not required to take specific modules. Therefore, students may choose from the full range of modules available throughout UCD, in consultation and agreement with their Principal Supervisor and the relevant module coordinators.
The modules listed below are open to PhD students from across the College depending on availability of places.
All PhD students are required to take some of these modules. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
The modules listed below are open to PhD students from across the College.
The following modules are open to students from any School.
The below modules are only available for PhD students registered in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems.
All modules are available to students across the College and are not compulsory to students in the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Sciences.
Commonly taken modules in the UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences. The following is not a definitive list.