Trinity College Dublin has a long established reputation for cutting edge research and scholarship. Postgraduates will find Trinity College a highly stimulating environment with the opportunity to study for a range of masters and doctorate degrees One third of our students are postgraduates and one in ten is reading for a doctorate so you will find many of your colleagues pursuing research degrees. Postgraduate students wishing to study at Trinity should contact the Graduate Studies Office.
The Postgraduate Prospectus is available from the Graduate Studies Office.
Trinity College Dublin is fully committed to promoting world class research in science, engineering, medicine, the arts and social sciences. The University attracts world class researchers from all over the world. Partnerships have also been created with a number of key international industrial firms and the university participates in major EU research and development programmes.
Research students at Trinity College are part of a vibrant research culture and have frequent opportunities to share ideas with a supervisor and other members of a research team. Our researchers are inspired and driven by the exciting atmosphere of discovery at the frontiers of human knowledge. This dedication has placed immunology research at Trinity second place in the world while the Naughton Institute is leading the way globally in nanoscience. Find out more on the Graduate Studies research pages.
Each research postgraduate student is assigned a supervisor who specialises in the student's area of research and acts as an academic guide and mentor.
What our postgraduate students say about studying at Trinity College Dublin
"Trinity graduates are in serious demand for postgraduate study in many universities and a high percentage have gone on to do very well in science. There is more competition than ever for research posts but a degree from Trinity really does give graduates a major advantage."
John Rouse, BA; Principal Investigator Scientist, Dundee
"Trinity has a great reputation for research and as an M Sc student I find the laboratories and library excellent."
Chinwe Anadu, Nigeria, Molecular medicine M SC
"Many of the most interesting people I've ever known, I met while studying at Trinity College."
Fabian Armendariz, Mexico, PhD Business studies, final year