National University of Ireland, Galway: Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research

Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research, National University of Ireland

Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research

Applicants are invited for the next intake of the Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research programme for September, 2019.

This programme is a collaboration between the School of Psychology and the UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre (CFRC) at the School of Political Science and Sociology.

The programme combines a thesis and taught modules and can be taken on a full-time basis over four years or part-time over 6 years.

The PhD programme aims:

  • To prepare programme participants to conduct high quality policy and practice-relevant research and programme evaluation with children and young people
  • To develop programme participants’ knowledge and skills in key theoretical, methodological, policy and practice areas relating to children
  • To provide graduates with the set of generic work-skills to facilitate their successful entry into the full range of employment settings

Closing Date for receipt of completed applications is August 23rd , 2019

For further information on the programme please visit our web site at:

Or contact a member of our team: (School of Sociology & Political Science) or (School of Psychology).



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