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Information for Current PhD Students

Module Registration

All PhD students in the College must take 30 credits of taught modules over their programme. This requirement is to facilitate the PhD research, and to help the student develop transferable skills that will enhance career development. The School or Programme may recommend or require certain modules. Otherwise, you may choose from the full range of modules available throughout the University (subject to a place being available in the module) in consultation and agreement with your Principal Supervisor and DSP. (Students undertaking Thematic Programmes should consult with the Programme Coordinator/Administrator for specific modules that may be mandatory).

For more information on the module registration process, please contact jennifer.sullivan@ucd.ie

Lists of Modules Available to Research Students

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Module Registration Form

Research Student Registration form taught module 19/20

Audit Module Enrolment Registration Form

Audit Module Enrolment Registration Form 19/20 

College of Social Sciences and Law Research Degree Guidance Handbook

CSSL Research Degrees Guidance 2019/20

Auditing Modules

Students enrolled in any graduate programme at University College Dublin have the opportunity to enroll to a module for Audit from within the list of modules offered by the University. A student may audit a module if they wish to attend the module but not gain any credits for the module. This means that they do not receive a grade for the module, but the module will appear on the student’s transcript as having been audited.

Students must seek the permission of the relevant Module Co-ordinator in order to do this, as well as the Programme Co-ordinator for the programme in which the student is enrolled. To audit a module, please complete the relevant details below, obtain the signature of the Module Co-ordinator and Programme Co-ordinator, and submit the completed form to Aoife in the Social Sciences and Law Graduate School Office (A110 Newman Building) prior to the deadline. It is very important to update your Graduate School Office if you withdraw from a module in order to keep records up-to-date. Any changes to registration can only be done up to SIX weeks after the commencement of term.

Module Registration Form for Audit

PhD Module Registration Form for Audit 15-16Audit Module Enrolment Registration Form 18_19

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