The School of Education is active in the area of postgraduate supervision and currently has approximately 153 M.Ed. students and eighty one research students at Ph.D. / Doctoral levels engaging in research across a wide range of areas relating to education.
Structured Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
The School's Structured Ph.D programme is a development of the traditional Ph.D where students select an area of enquiry and complete their doctoral thesis under the supervision of a designated supervisor.
Doctorate in Education (D.Ed.)
The Doctorate in Education (D.Ed) is designed primarily to meet the needs of professionals within the Irish education system.
In addition the School has two associated research centers and engages in externally funded research in a number of areas. Current key areas of research include:
- Leadership and Management
- Policy Research
- Science Education
- Higher Education (HE)
- Further Education (FE)
- Geography Education
- Geographies of Children and Youth