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Graduate Research Programmes in UCD School of Physics

The UCD School of Physics has undergone a rapid expansion in graduate activity in recent years and is host to around 60 PhD students. PhD students go through a Structured PhD Programme featuring, among other things, enhanced supervision via a research studies panel and access to taught modules in transferrable skills and often discipline specific skills as well. Research is conducted in both Theoretical and Experimental Physics from particle physics to cosmology and astrophysics, including nanoscale, atomic, molecular, biological and optical physics. The researchers in the school enjoy a strong international reputation.

Graduate Research Programmes in UCD School of Physics: Useful Policies and Documents

These documents are a brief guide to graduate studies and the entry process requirements in the School of Physics. They are supplements to official UCD policy documents, which are referenced and linked to throughout these documents.‌ 

Postgrad (by Research) Welcome Event Induction Talk 2020-21 (pdf)

School of Physics Graduate Policy (pdf)

UCD Physics English Language Requirements

Checklist for PhD Student

Checklist for PhD Supervisor

The following form is the nomination for the exam committee that should be approved by the head of graduate studies and forwarded to the school office for processing

Nomination of Examination Committee Form -- ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/24

Nomination of Examination Committee Form -- ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/25

We also welcome applications for the Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate programmes.

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