Research funding and PhD opportunities Dr Andrea Valova Graduate Studies Office email@example.com. Introduction. Postgraduate qualifications valued by employers in both private and public sector Where to begin? Supervisor Programme
Subject Specific /Advanced Specialist Modules
Subject Specific Modules
These include Master’s level taught modules in the discipline area or in a cognate discipline area
Advanced Specialist Modules
These include advanced specialist doctorate level courses provided by Department/Research Institute/other Irish or international 4th Level institution. Students from other departments may register for these modules.
Generic Skills / Transferable Skills Modules
Generic Skills Modules
These include modules on research skills and awareness; ethics and understanding; communication skills; personal effectiveness/development; teamwork and leadership; career management and networking; entrepreneurship and innovation.
Transferable Skills Modules
These include modules offered in disciplines other than the one in which you are registered. At the moment they are offered by disciplines such as languages; computer science; business and law; statistics; maths or from other disciplines that would enhance the student’s skills development.
Scholarship awarded to an individual directly by a funding agency/sponsor. Student applies to the body which provides funding and funding body decides.
Graduate Studies Office provides support at all stages: application, award acceptance, stipend processing, budget management…
Examples: NUIM John & Pat Hume Scholarship, Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship, NUI Travelling Studentship…
Project funded scholarships
Larger grants provided by various funding agencies to individual researchers/University can include stipend for research students.
The supervisor/department/University selects whom to award the scholarship – not the funding body.
Research Administration Office is in charge of paperwork and budget management.
Examples: EU FP7/Horizon 2020 awards, HEA institutional awards…
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EU research grants funded positions:
Graduate Studies Office
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